Yosemite National Park, California - El Capitan
by Joseph A. Sprince - Photography by Gerald B. Allen
Here is our black and white version of Yosemite National Park's famed El Capitan.
Maybe not an Ansel Adams, but not bad!
The giant monolith rises about 3,000 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley.
A favorite subject for photographers, El Capitan is also the favored challenge of many
rock climbers. On any given day there may be several parties on the rock face.
It is a challenge to see them, even with binoculars.
The formations in Yosemite were created by glacial action. This is in contrast to
the formations seen in our numerous canyon country segments, which were caused
by flowing water.
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"Eastward, beyond the surf of the Pacific, beyond the tawny rolling Coast Range and the wide central valley of
California, rises the great wall of the Sierra Nevada. Four hundred miles long, seventy-five miles wide, ten to more than
fourteen thousand feet in height, it ranks with the major mountain ranges of the world."
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