El Capitan


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El Cap·i·tan

(ĕl kăp′ĭ-tăn′)
A peak, 2,307 m (7,569 ft) high, in the Sierra Nevada of central California. Its dramatic exposed monolith rises some 1,000 m (3,000 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley.

El Capitan

(ɛl ˌkapɪˈtæn)
n
(Placename) a mountain in E central California, in the Sierra Nevada: a monolith with a precipice rising over 1100 m (3600 ft) above the floor of the Yosemite Valley. Height: 2306 m (7564 ft)

El Cap•i•tan

(ɛl ˌkæp ɪˈtæn)
n.
a mountain in E California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: precipice rises over 3300 ft. (1000 m).
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A climber, Ryan Sheridan, told The Guardian he had reached the top of El Capitan when the rock formation slid down below him.
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Afortunadamente, el capitan del vuelo, en su condicion de autoridad en ese espacio de nadie que son las cabinas de los aviones, intervino de una manera tajante, diciendo que cada uno tiene derecho a expresar sus opiniones pero sin agredir al otro.
Mining company El Capitan Precious Metals (Other OTC:ECPN) disclosed on Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement for the sale of up to 600,000 metric tons of head ore with AuraSource (OTC Markets:ARAO).
El Capitan Precious Metals declared that it has inked a new deal with Logistica US Terminals to supply concentrated ore.
El Capitan supports all Macs introduced in 2009 and later, and some models introduced in 2007 and 2008.
Two climbers completed a historic 19-day ascent to the summit of Yosemite National Park's El Capitan in California on Wednesday after scaling the rock formation's 3,000-foot (900-metre) sheer granite face without climbing tools.
Elgin's Steve Bate, 35, scaled El Capitan in California to raise money for the Aberdeen charity who supported him though his diagnosis with retinitis pigmentosa two years ago.
US precious metals and minerals miner El Capitan Precious Metals (OTC:ECPN) said on Wednesday it had agreed to tie up with peer Gold and Minerals.
Summary: An Army officer who suffered horrendous injuries in Iraq has reached the top of the formidable El Capitan rock face in California.
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