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Yosemite National Park is a national park spanning portions of Tuolumne, Mariposa and ..... Many Yosemite glaciers, including Merced Glacier, which was discovered by John Muir in 1871 and bolstered his glacial origins theory of the Yosemite ...

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For over 3,000 years Sierra Miwok, Mono, Paiute, and other Native American groups have lived ... Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove were added to the national park in 1906. The United States Army .... That situation changed in 1848 after gold was discovered in the foothills west of the range. Travel and trade activity ...

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National Register: View a full list of Yosemite's properties. ... to the State of California. John Muir helped spark the creation of Yosemite National Park in 1890.

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On this day in History, Yosemite National Park established on Oct 01, 1890. ... In 1889, John Muir discovered that the vast meadows surrounding Yosemite ...

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Although Yosemite's history as a national park goes back more than 100 years, ... The discovery of gold in the Sierra Nevada foothills in 1848 brought thousands ...

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Nov 5, 2009 ... Get Yosemite information, facts, photos, and more in this Yosemite National Park guide from National Geographic.

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What you need to know about Yosemite National Park: From the first native ... sheer cliffs and remarkable tranquility, a spirit of discovery will well up inside you.

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Sep 9, 2013 ... Yosemite National Park spans nearly 1200 square miles and features ... Two years later, Muir founded the Sierra Club to further promote the ...

www.britannica.com/place/Yosemite-National-Park

Yosemite National Park, scenic mountain region in east-central California, U.S. It is situated about 140 miles (225 km) east of the city of San Francisco and some ...

www.yosemite.ca.us/library/handbook_of_yosemite_national_park/history.html

Handbook containing various articles on Yosemite National Park written by ... "On the morning of the 21st we discovered the trail of a small party of Indians ...