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Yosemite National Park. By Julia Hall. Location. Region -West State -California Capital -Sacramento Latitude -37.8333°N Longitude -119.5000°w. Landforms. Half Dome Located in the southwest quadrant of the park Rises about 8,800 feet from the valley floor Made out of granite

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Yosemite national park

Yosemite National Park

By Julia Hall


Location

Location

  • Region-West

  • State-California

  • Capital-Sacramento

  • Latitude-37.8333°N

  • Longitude-119.5000°w


Landforms

Landforms

Half Dome

Located in the southwest quadrant of the park

  • Rises about 8,800 feet from the valley floor

  • Made out of granite

  • Lost Arrow Rock

  • rises about 2,800 feet.

  • Made of granite

  • Located at the heart of the park

Half Dome


C ulture

Culture

The Ahwahneechee Indians

  • Miwok tribe

  • Lived in Yosemite for more then 7,000 years.

  • Grinding rocks from the Ahwahneechee Indians have been found throughout the park.


Waterways

Waterways

  • Upper Falls

  • 2nd largest falls in North America.

  • Rises up to 2,425 feet.

  • One of the 10 highest waterfalls in North America

  • Lower Falls

  • Area scenic attraction in Yosemite National Park.


Rocks and minerals

Rocks And Minerals

  • Mountains

  • Lost Arrow Rock rises up to 2,800 feet of granite.

  • Half Dome rises up to 8,852 feet elevation of granite.

  • El Capitan is a gigantic mass of unbroken granite, rises vertically 3,600 feet above the canyon.


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