Yosemite Falls


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Yosemite Falls

(jəʊˈsɛmɪtɪ)
pl n
(Placename) a series of waterfalls in central California, in the Yosemite National Park, with a total drop of 770 m (2525 ft): includes the Upper Yosemite Falls, 436 m (1430 ft) high, and the Lower Yosemite Falls, 98 m (320 ft) high
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Yo•sem′i•te Falls′

(yoʊˈsɛm ɪ ti)
n.pl.
a series of falls in Yosemite National Park: upper falls, 1430 ft. (436 m) high; middle, 626 ft. (190 m) high; lower, 320 ft. (98 m) high. Total height (including rapids), 2526 ft. (770 m).
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Noun1.Yosemite Falls - a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in CaliforniaYosemite Falls - a series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park in California; is reduced to a trickle for part of each year
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Synopsis: Spot climbers on El Cap, hike to rushing Yosemite Falls, float in the refreshing Merced River, visit Tuolumne's alpine meadows, take an afternoon bicycle ride around the Valley--Yosemite has much to offer visitors, including its youngest ones.
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Geological Survey decided to intensify their research after a rockfall killed three hikers and injured 19 on the upper Yosemite Falls Trail in 1980.
capstone projects such as the Yosemite Falls approach and Stern Grove in San Francisco, and significant postmodernist projects including the Los Angeles Open Space Network.
It was a superb experience - even for a nervous flier like me - during which we had the privilege of seeing the very top of Yosemite's iconic landmarks, including its tallest waterfall, Yosemite Falls. Not everyone gets to see the top of that, you know.
The First Lady posted a picture on Instagram of the family in front of Yosemite Falls all wearing casual clothes.
The building of a paved road system and the 1933 opening of the Wawona Tunnel created easy access to Yosemite Valley and the park's most iconic features--Half Dome, El Capitan, Yosemite Falls, Glacier Point, Bridalveil Fall.
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Arguably the world's most famous waterfall, the US's Niagra Falls, does have a Twitter account - but neither Angel Falls in Venezuela nor Yosemite Falls in California - two of the world's best known waterfalls - are present on the website.
Once a week, the museum hosts free nude drawing classes with a live models posing just a few feet from such great works as Albert Bierstadt's "Yosemite Falls'' and Edward Hicks' "Peaceable Kingdom.''