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    Yosemite Wonders

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    Wonders of Yosemite One day, John Muir said, “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity...”-John Muir.(Brainyuote) As John Muir stated, we must experience true wilderness and nature. Yosemite showcases a variety of natural wonders such as waterfalls, Giant Sequoia trees, and rock formations. The Yosemite firefalls, man made and later natural, are part of the natural wonders of Yosemite, with the

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    Yosemite Research Paper

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    Yosemite Yosemite was first protected in 1864 by Abe Lincoln,but it was actually a park in 1890 buy Robert Johnson and John Muir.You can find Yosemite in the granet heart of California (in the middle).But with in 12 acres wide!In the center of California.”What makes Yosemite a special place?” you might ask, well Native americans were the first people to live for a long time of the Valley.At Yosemite you can go hiking,backpacking, camp, tours with rangers,interpretive programs, and biking.Or you

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    Yosemite Land History

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    June 1864 the Yosemite Land Grant was signed by Abraham Lincoln, which deeded 39,000 acres of the Mariposa Big Tree Grove and Yosemite Valley to the State of California (Hawken 40). It was an unprecedented piece of legislation, having almost universal support from private business, environmentalists and Congress. Sparked largely by the de-barking of “The Mother of the Forest”, one of the oldest sequoias in Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove, several years earlier (Hawken 39). The Yosemite Land Grant was

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    Upper Yosemite Falls hike is fast becoming one of the most popular hikes in Yosemite. Being the tallest waterfall in North America, climb this day hike and you will be rewarded with some amazing vistas of the Yosemite Valley from the top of the falls. The reward is worth the effort! Be forewarned, on 3-day summer weekends, expect lines of people hiking up to Upper Yosemite Falls like a trail of ants. Trail Info Distance: 7.2 miles Elevation gain: 2700 ft. The hike follows the Upper Yosemite Falls

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    mesmerizing place. Yosemite National park is the most captivating places I’ve ever been. It is in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Yosemite was established on October 1,1890 because of the so many things that make it as outstanding as it is. Yosemite is 747,956 acres of waterfalls, trees, cliffs, mountains and more. My family and I have only been here for an hour, and I am so excited to begin all of the remarkable activities we have planned.
 We are only at Yosemite for three days, so we

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    At Yosemite National Park I got a chance to truly experience the nature and wildlife around me. The Merced River ran through the valley, and I could hear the sound of the rushing water from far away. I could hear the whistle of the wind and the birds chirping from high up in the trees. The vivid colors of the flowers there were incredible. On top of Pride Rock, there was a splendid view of famous landmarks including the Half Dome. From OMG Point the view of the valley below was absolutely breathtaking

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    Geology of the Valley Yosemite Valley is full of stunning and breathtaking sights. However, millions of years of geologic changes have occurred to make Yosemite Valley what it is today. Even from the initial formation of California, Yosemite has been evolving. Each part of the geologic history of Yosemite plays a very significant role, because even if one small thing did not occur, then the Yosemite that we know today would not be familiar to us. The beginning of Yosemite’s geologic historic

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    “Good morning! Today we will be going to Yosemite National Park. I hope you are prepared…” Eddie, the tourist guide, announced a little too enthusiastically for an early morning after my family and I entered the bus. Taking a seat by the window, I tried drowning him out with my music, and then proceeded to sigh when I could still clearly hear him through my headphones. I was annoyed, but not because I did want to go to Yosemite; I just did not want spend time with the group of loud and obnoxious

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    in Yosemite for years with my family. Every time we invited a family to camp with us, they all responded while sitting around the camp fire, with the same statement. "There are no bears in Yosemite"! Some how in their own minds they seemed to think their statement would keep them away. Or they wanted reassurance from us there weren't any. We have had several encounters with them in our camp, but the Rangers have mostly contained them. Trouble is, what Yosemite are you talking about? Yosemite Valley

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    Ansel "Yosemite" Adams It is said that, "A picture is worth a thousand words." Ansel Adams proved this statement correct with every single image he produced. Some of his best-known photographs were taken in the Yosemite Valley, including his first ever picture of Monolith; the Face of Half Dome nestled in the heart of the valley. When the thought of Yosemite comes to mind, Ansel Adams' name follows right behind it. Adams' life revolved around Yosemite in many ways, and he was often called "Ansel

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