Sequoia National Park


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Sequoia National Park

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(Placename) a national park in central California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: established in 1890 to protect groves of giant sequoias, some of which are about 4000 years old. Area: 1556 sq km (601 sq miles)

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n.
a national park in central California: giant sequoia trees. 604 sq. mi. (1565 sq. km).
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Noun1.Sequoia National Park - a national park in California that includes Mount WhitneySequoia National Park - a national park in California that includes Mount Whitney
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
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Traveling uncharacteristically with a pack mule, he left Yosemite in late August, crossed Kings Canyon by mid-September and arrived in today's Sequoia National Park and the Giant Forest--a title he coined--by early October.
Authorities also found signs of another couple who disappeared recently from Sequoia National Park and also may have driven off the same section of mountain highway, roughly 75 miles east of Fresno.
Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) trees of Sequoia National Park, California, are at risk from unnaturally severe fires related to fuels accumulating during the 1900s from exclusion of natural surface fires (Swetnam et al.
The park headquarters at Lassen Volcanic National Park needs a new utility system, and Sequoia National Park needs a water treatment facility.
Early superintendents at Sequoia National Park recognized that excessive fire suppression was actually increasing the chances of a destructive wildfire, and as early as 1904 began experimenting with controlled burns, violating Park Service rules.
Equally breathtaking and much less crowded is 11,208-foot Alta Peak in Sequoia National Park.
Frozen Lake and Cliffs, The Sierra Nevada, Sequoia National Park, California, 1932
THE LARGEST TREES ON EARTH are found in Sequoia National Park, germinating from seeds that fell thousands of years ago, around the time the son of a sun goddess founded Japan and the Assyrians sacked Babylon.
We can offer one model of an assessment strategy for experiential education programs based on the 2012 Partners in the Parks adventure in Sequoia National Park, where we qualitatively measured the rigor of this week-long program by requiring participants to propose interdisciplinary honors research projects that combined the students' chosen fields of study with their sometimes unpredictable learning moments and experiences.
While a giant mushroom in the Malheur National Forest in Oregon might be the largest living thing in area in the world, the heaviest living thing is likely the General Sherman Giant Sequoia tree located in the Sequoia National Park in California.
Stormy weather has made Mount Whitney in the Sequoia National Park dangerous early this season.
Roadworks meant an intended trip to marvel at the giant trees of Sequoia National Park was replaced by a detour - and what a detour.