Angelic - Tunnel View Point
Yosemite National Park is in Californiaas Sierra Nevada mountains. Itas famed for its giant, ancient sequoia trees, and for Tunnel View, the iconic vista of towering Bridalveil Fall and the granite cliffs of El Capitan and Half Dome. In Yosemite Village are shops, restaurants, lodging, the Yosemite Museum and the Ansel Adams Gallery, with prints of the photographeras renowned black-and-white landscapes of the area.
This scenic view of El Capitan was taken at the Tunnel View point. It overlooks on State Route 41 in Yosemite National Park. The iconic and expansive view of Yosemite Valley from the view point have been seen and documented by visitors since it opened in 1933. Tunnel View provides one of the most famous views of Yosemite Valley. From here, visitors can see El Capitan and Bridalveil Fall rising during the correct season from Yosemite Valley, with Half Dome in the background. This viewpoint is at the east end of the Wawona Tunnel along the Wawona Road (Highway 41).
Late afternoon light on Horsetail Falls
Late afternoon light on Horsetail Falls, a phenomenon which occurs only one or two days a year in late February due to the angle of the sun and snow melt on the cliffs, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, California, United States of America, North America
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Section of the Grizzly Giant with Galen Clark, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite, 1865-66
Section of the Grizzly Giant with Galen Clark, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite, 1865-66.
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