Half Dome


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Half Dome

 (hăf, häf)
A mountain, 2,694 m (8,840 ft) high, of the Sierra Nevada in east-central California.
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To commemorate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, Pai took to Twitter to post a pic of him hiking up a snowy Half Dome at Yosemite, in central California.
The Majestic Yosemite Hotel will once again be called the Ahwahnee, and Half Dome Village will reclaim its Camp Curry identity.
Yosemite National Park spokesman Scott Gediman said although the tourist spot will remain open, some of its main attractions such as the 16-mile Glacier Point Road, which offered sweeping views of Yosemite Valley and Half Dome, closed at 6 p.m.
The retractable roof will measure 77 x 418m, with a fixed glass half dome at each end projecting about 47m from each end of the skylight, resulting in an overall length of about 512m, the firm explains.
The retractable roof at Deira Mall will be 77 m x 418 m with a fixed glass half dome at each end projecting about 47 m from each end of the skylight, resulting in an overall length of about 512 m.
Open Aire's retractable roof at Deira Mall will span approximately 77x418m, with a fixed-glass half dome on both ends projecting 47m from each end of the skylight.
In Yosemite National Park, as many as 50 housing structures near Half Dome Village were damaged by trees toppled during a snowstorm earlier this week, displacing more than 160 employees who provide food, lodging and other services for visitors.
Stay at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park, California: It doesn't get much more romantic than this historic and ultra-cosy hotel set against Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point.
Half Dome from Glacier Point This earned a beginner's first place for David Morrow
It's where you'll find postcard landmarks El Capitan, Half Dome and Yosemite Falls - although you'll struggle to get a photo without someone else in the shot.
Based on the report, park staff moved 200 buildings and campsites, many of them in Half Dome Village.
Adds Harrington, "I was also able to include a newly renovated historic cabin in Half Dome Village in the book.