CMCNY Yosemite Trip 2000

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Yosemite Trip 2000   Digital Photos By George Li  (Page 2 of 2)

Tributaries of the Merced River cascade over the cliffs surrounding the valley and form some of the world’s highest and most beautiful waterfalls. Yosemite Falls, which plunges 739 m (2425 ft) from Yosemite Creek, is the tallest waterfall in North America.

It has three sections: Upper Yosemite Fall, with a drop of 436 m (1430 ft); a series of leaping cascades falling another 206 m (675 ft); and Lower Yosemite Fall, which drops 98 m (320 ft). Other celebrated cataracts are Ribbon Fall, with an uninterrupted drop of 491 m (1612 ft); Bridalveil Fall, which is 189 m (620 ft) high and ends in a delicate misty spray; and 97-m (317-ft) Vernal Fall, which is noted for the rainbow of hues seen in its mists.


Where is the rest of water???

I am NOT getting up!!!

On the top of the world

Yosemite National Park features three groves of giant sequoias. The Mariposa Grove, located south of Yosemite Valley is the largest and most popular of the groves. It contains about 500 mature trees, including the oldest tree in the grove.

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