Hanging Valleys of the Yosemite

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1911 - Erosion - 25 pages
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Page 13 - Bulletin, 1911. are in no sense comparable with the hanging valleys tributary to wide open valleys, such as the Yosemite, which appear to afford strong evidence in favor of glacial erosion. Instead of disproving the glacial origin of the Yosemite, the comparison of valleys suggested by Turner really affords strong evidence in favor of the theory of glacial erosion. It is no mere coincidence that of the six valleys named by that writer the two most unlike the Yosemite have presumably suffered little...

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