Yosemite National Park Research Paper

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Yosemite National Park Research Paper
Yosemite National Park, is a beautiful piece of nature it is a 195 mile nature getaway from the urban life that is lived San Francisco, CA and 315 miles away from the fast pace and overwhelming life that is lived in Los Angeles CA. This place is like no other in the beauty of its nature. The park is “747,956 acres, and is the home to hundreds of wildlife species and thousands of Yosemite plants” (U.S. Nat. Park Service). Yosemite is known for so many beautiful features, from its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves and biological diversity. And also for its two rivers which are the Tuolumne and Merced rivers. These rivers begin in the park and flow as far as west to the
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Yosemite National Park Research Paper
Yosemite National Park, is a beautiful piece of nature it is a 195 mile nature getaway from the urban life that is lived San Francisco, CA and 315 miles away from the fast pace and overwhelming life that is lived in Los Angeles CA. This place is like no other in the beauty of its nature. The park is “747,956 acres, and is the home to hundreds of wildlife species and thousands of Yosemite plants” (U.S. Nat. Park Service). Yosemite is known for so many beautiful features, from its granite cliffs, waterfalls, clear streams, giant sequoia groves and biological diversity. And also for its two rivers which are the Tuolumne and Merced rivers. These rivers begin in the park and flow as far as west to the Central Valley. The park is an asymmetric mountain range, it is 50 to 80 miles wide and it extends in altitude from near sea level along its west edge to more than 13,000 feet along the crest in the Yosemite area. The highest peek in the Sierra Nevada and in the United States is Mount Whitney, which is located in Sequoia National Park. Yosemite is dominated by a huge amount of granite and so is much of the Sierra Nevada’s. Mount Hoffman and most of what is visible from there is composed of granite. Granite is formed deep within the earth by solidification of molten rock material and is also due to the exposure of erosion of the rocks, which are overlaying. Before this place was called Yosemite the Ahwahneechee lived here for generations,
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