Yosemite National Park and Vicinity

Yosemite National Park and Vicinity

eBook - 2006
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Hundreds of b&w archival images take readers on a visual journey through the history of the Yosemite region in the Sierra Nevada mountains. The photos are arranged by location depicted into five sections. In addition to detailed photo captions, Radanovich has provided a one-page introduction for each chapter. Bibliographical references and an index are lacking. Historian Radanovich has written extensively on Yosemite National Park. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Arcadia Publishing
The astonishing scenery of Yosemite National Park is known throughout the world, primarily for the soaring granite outcroppings and graceful waterfalls around Yosemite Valley. But this park is much larger than just the valley. Relatively few visitors get to experience Yosemite's vast expanses, whether south to Wawona and Fish Camp or east to White Wolf and Tuolumne Meadows. Indeed, it was John Muir's efforts to protect the meadows and hills around the valley that ultimately led to the establishment of Yosemite National Park in 1890. The state park, which had been established in 1863 and consisted of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees, was added to the federal park in 1913.

Publisher: Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780738531427
0738531421
9781439631157
1439631158
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (127 pages) : illustrations, map

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