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El Capitan

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A sheer vertical granite wall that measures 910m high, the El Capitan in the famed Yosemite is an awesome sight. A magnet for rock climbers from all over the world it is in my opinion a lesser challenge than the other-worldly Monte Fitz Roy in Argentina.

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Imagini apropiate de California

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A: Merced River, Yosemite National Park

de Andreas Brett, la distanta de 280 metri

Merced River, Yosemite National Park

B: Yosemite NP

de Harry Becker, la 1.1 km distanta

Yosemite NP

C: Tunnel Viewpoint in Yosemite

de Matt Wellard, la 1.1 km distanta

This shows the viewing area at Tunnel View, overlooking the Yosemite Valley. On the left El Capitan, ...

Tunnel Viewpoint in Yosemite

D: El Capitan and Half Dome from Turnnel View, Yosemite

de Min Heo, la 1.1 km distanta

Turnnel View Point is one of the best viewing point in Yosemite Valley. You can see El Capitan and Ha...

El Capitan and Half Dome from Turnnel View, Yosemite

E: Tunnel View of Yosemite Valley

de Eblem, la 1.1 km distanta

Overview of the yosemite valley, from tunnel view point in Yosemite National Park

Tunnel View of Yosemite Valley

F: Yosemite Valley, Bridalveil Fall

de Min Heo, la 1.2 km distanta

This is not a view point, but just a road side. However, I feel really happy with the waterfalls, sma...

Yosemite Valley, Bridalveil Fall

G: El Capitan from Southside Drive, Yosemite Valley

de Neil Parris, la 1.4 km distanta

El Capitan, alongside Half Dome this is one of the most impressive rocks in Yosemite Valley. When ent...

El Capitan from Southside Drive, Yosemite Valley

H: El Capitan and Ribon Fall, Yosemite Valley

de Min Heo, la 1.5 km distanta

El Capitan is overwhelming Large Rocks. The fall on the left is Ribon Fall, and you can see Bridalvei...

El Capitan and Ribon Fall, Yosemite Valley

I: Dawn over Merced River

de Arroz Marisco, la 1.5 km distanta

The sun is about to emerge from behind the Sentinel Rock to light up the Merced River that flows thro...

Dawn over Merced River

J: Bridal Veil Fall

de Arroz Marisco, la 1.5 km distanta

At 188m high the prominent Bridal Veil Fall guards the entrance to Yosemite. Not particularly spectac...

Bridal Veil Fall

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in California, USA

Aceasta este un ansamblu a USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.

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