Yosemite National Park

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Yosemite National Park

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(Placename) a national park in central California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains: contains the Yosemite Valley, at an altitude of about 1200 m (4000 ft), with sheer walls rising about another 1200 m (4000 ft). Area: 3061 sq km (1182 sq miles)

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a national park in E California, in the Sierra Nevada: granite peaks, waterfalls, giant sequoias, and a steep-walled valley (Yosem′ite Val′ley). 1182 sq. mi. (3060 sq. km).
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Noun1.Yosemite National Park - a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formationsYosemite National Park - a national park in California famous for its waterfalls and rock formations
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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There will be another chance to watch this programme and see Ioan, then 17, attempt the Separate Reality climb in Yosemite, California on Thursday.
Regional staff officer Harold Burrows, 60, of Denbigh, hit the headlines last year after stopping a climber from plummeting 8,000 from a rock face during a charity trek in Yosemite, California.