Guide to Yosemite: A Handbook of the Trails and Roads of Yosemite Valley and the Adjacent Region (Google eBook)

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Sunset Publishing House, 1920 - Yosemite Valley (Calif.) - 98 pages
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Page 1 - ... ranges is the Sierra Nevada* a long and massive uplift lying between the arid deserts of the Great Basin and the Californian exuberance of grain-field and orchard ; its eastern slope, a defiant wall of rock plunging abruptly down to the plain ; the western, a long, grand sweep, well watered and overgrown with cool, stately forests ; its crest a line of sharp, snowy peaks springing into the sky and catching the alpenglow long after the sun has set for all the rest of America.
Page 1 - By far the grandest of all these ranges is the Sierra Nevada* a long and massive uplift lying between the arid deserts of the Great Basin and the Californian exuberance of grain-field and orchard ; its eastern slope, a defiant wall of rock plunging abruptly down to the plain ; the western, a long, grand sweep, well watered and overgrown with cool, stately forests ; its crest a line of sharp, snowy peaks springing into the sky and catching the alpenglow long after the...
Page 11 - Water for drinking, washing, and bathing comes from three sources: a public spring located about a third of a mile from the center of the village, a public dip well about a quarter of a mile from the center, and severa!
Page 57 - From this point it is possible to leave the trail and climb to the foot of the upper fall, entering the cave under its base except during high water.
Page 41 - VI-A) from the south side of the valley. About a quarter of a mile westward is the old Mail Carrier's Cabin, the site of the ancient village of Ah-wah'-ma.
Page 20 - North Dome, the Royal Arches, Washington Column, Half Dome and Glacier Point.

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