Area highlights include: The entrance gate (located at Hicks Road and Mt. With elevation gain, the trail passes through Knob cone Pine Woodland, and eventually enters the Coastal Woodlands habitat dominated by coast live oak, foothill pine, California bay, interspersed with Pacific madrone.Umunhum Road) closes at sunset in order to ensure visitors have time to safely exit the preserve by closing time. The majority of the trail – approximately the upper 3.0 miles – is enjoyed under the cool canopy of these trees.The Polynesian people are considered to be by linguistic, archaeological and human genetic ancestry a subset of the sea-migrating Austronesian people and tracing Polynesian languages places their prehistoric origins in the Malay Archipelago, and ultimately, in Taiwan.Between about 30 BC speakers of Austronesian languages began spreading from Taiwan into Island South-East Asia, as tribes whose natives were thought to have arrived through South China about 8,000 years ago to the edges of western Micronesia and on into Melanesia.
Oceania was first explored by Europeans from the 16th century onward.In more contemporary times there has been increasing discussion on national flags and a desire by some Oceanians to display their distinguishable and individualistic identity.There is evidence of genetic and linguistic interchange between Australians in the far north and the Austronesian peoples of modern-day New Guinea and the islands, but this may be the result of recent trade and intermarriage.The Stories of Mount Umunhum app is available for free on the App Store and on Google Play.Download the audio tour app before your visit -- cell service and wireless connectivity is extremely limited in the area. Dogs are NOT allowed on the trail, summit, parking lots, or Mt. The original inhabitants of the group of islands now named Melanesia were likely the ancestors of the present-day Papuan-speaking people.Migrating from South-East Asia, they appear to have occupied these islands as far east as the main islands in the Solomon Islands, including Makira and possibly the smaller islands farther to the east.AUDIO TOUR The Stories of Mount Umunhum Audio Tour app allows you experience a “virtual” guide around the Summit at your own pace.Learn how Mount Umunhum got its name and hear Air Force veterans, Native Americans and others tell their personal stories about life on the mountain. We will tell you what you need in a relationship, where you screwed up (without knowing it) in past relationships and a customized action plan to make your next relationship successful.Spanning the eastern and western hemispheres, Oceania covers an area of 8,525,989 square kilometres (3,291,903 sq mi) and has a population of 40 million.