Sequoia National Park

This park protects the Giant Forest, which has the world's largest tree, General Sherman, as well as four of the next nine. It also has over 240 caves, the tallest mountain in the continental U.S., Mount Whitney, and the granite dome Moro Rock.

Discover and explore Sequoia National Park in the country of United States. This online guide of information, articles, and photos of Sequoia helps you explore the attractions and points of interest of Sequoia. It is located on the continent of North America and its GPS coordinates address is latitude 36.36444 and logitude 36.36444. [Map of Sequoia].

Legislation About Yosemite

In the year 1864, Congress passed the following act:--  ACT OF JUNE 30, 1864 (13 STAT., 325).  An Act Authorizing a grant to the State of California of the "Yo-Semite Valley,&...

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Hetch Hetchy Valley

Yosemite is so wonderful that we are apt to regard it as an exceptional creation, the only valley of its kind in the world; but Nature is not so poor as to have only one of anything. Several other yos...

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How Best to Spend One's Time in Yosemite

One-Day Excursions No. 1. If I were so time-poor as to have only one day to spend in Yosemite I should start at daybreak, say at three o'clock in midsummer, with a pocketful of any sort of dry...

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The Big Trees of Yosemite

Between the heavy pine and silver fir zones towers the Big Tree (Sequoia gigantea), the king of all the conifers in the world, "the noblest of the noble race." The groves nearest Yosemite Va...

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The Forest Trees of Yosemite in General

For the use of the ever-increasing number of Yosemite visitors who make extensive excursions into the mountains beyond the Valley, a sketch of the forest trees in general will probably be found useful...

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Some National Parks at a Glance

[Number, 18; total area, 10,739 square miles]NATIONAL PARKSIN ORDEROF CREATIONLOCATIONAREA INSQUAREMILESDISTINCTIVE CHARACTERISTICSHot Springs, 1832Middle Arkansas1-1/246 hot springs possessing curati...

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Yosemite: Winter Storms and Spring Floods

The Bridal Veil and the Upper Yosemite Falls, on account of their height and exposure, are greatly influenced by winds. The common summer winds that come up the river cañon from the plains are ...

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Yosemite: The Approach to the Valley

When I set out on the long excursion that finally led to California I wandered afoot and alone, from Indiana to the Gulf of Mexico, with a plant-press on my back, holding a generally southward course,...

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