Yosemite sentence example
My sister Edna called from Yosemite.
Some fancy cloths have descriptive names such as herringbone stripe, and there are many arbitrary trade names, such as Yosemite stripe, which may prevail and become the designation of a regular class or die after a few seasons.
The most northerly grove and the nearest to San Francisco is the Calaveras Grove near Stockton; the Mariposa Grove just south of the Yosemite National Park, is a state reservation and easily accessible to tourists.
He saw the Yosemite Valley, the Big Trees, and botanized in the Sierra Nevada and at Gray's Peak.
Its moraines, though mostly obscured by vegetation and weathering, may still be traced; while on the snowy peaks at the headwaters of the Merced a considerable number of small glaciers, once tributary to the main Yosemite glacier, still exist.Advertisement
And the Yosemite forest is a living forest with seedlings everywhere and a rich understory of shrubs and flowers.
Also nearby is Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks, where you can find campgrounds (it's recommended to make reservations), wonderful views and great chances to see wildlife.
His black and white photographs of California's Yosemite Valley are legendary, and prove how masterful he was at technical photography.
If you want to stay on the grounds of the National Park, it's important to make Yosemite camping reservations as early as possible, particularly if you'll be traveling during the peak summer season.
There are 13 campgrounds in Yosemite National Park.Advertisement
Reservations are required for several of Yosemite's campgrounds all year, while others are reservation-only during certain times of the year.
If you'd like to make reservations to camp in Yosemite, you'll need to reserve your site online or by telephone.
Yosemite will accept campground reservations up to five months in advance of your arrival date.
Yosemite campground reservations are available for up to one consecutive month at a time.
If you aren't able to get the Yosemite camping reservations you want, you can still enjoy visiting the area and touring the park.Advertisement
For example, at Yosemite National Park the fine can be up to $5000 per violation.
Some of the western valleys have also in part of their length beeIi converted into U-shaped troughs; the famous Yosemite Vailey, eroded in massive granite, with side cliffs 1000 or 2000 ft.
Towards the upper end the great Yosemite Fall pours from a height of 2600 ft.
The Nevada is usually ranked next to the Yosemite among the five main falls of the valley, and is the whitest of all the falls.
Considering the great height of the snowy mountains about the valley, the climate of the Yosemite is remarkably mild.Advertisement
In 1864 the valley was granted to the state of California by act of Congress on condition that it should be held as a place of public use, resort and recreation inalienable for all time, was re-ceded to the United States by California on the 3rd of March 1905, and is now included in the Yosemite National Park.
In the number and height of its vertical falls and in the massive grandeur of El Capitan and Half Dome rocks Yosemite is unrivalled.
The most noted of those in the Sierra, visited every summer by tourists, hunters and mountaineers, are the Hetch Hetchy Valley, a wonderful counterpart of Yosemite in the Tuolumne canyon; Tehipitee Valley, in the Middle Fork canyon of King's river; and the King's river Yosemite in the South Fork canyon, the latter being larger and deeper than the Merced Yosemite.
The Romsdal and Naerodal of Norway and Lauterbrunnen of the Alps are well characterized glacial valleys of the Yosemite type, and in S.E.
See the Annual Reports (Washington, 1891 sqq.) of the Superintendent of the Park; the Guide to the Yosemite published by the California Geological Survey; John Muir, Our National Parks (Boston, 1901); and Bunnell's Discovery of the Yosemite (New York, 1893).Advertisement
With flowing waterfalls, meadows filled with wildflowers, panoramic views and snow-capped mountains, Yosemite offers year-round beauty that cannot be compared.
In contrast, when using a senior pass to visit Yosemite National Park, the card is not only accepted but can be issued on site.