Yosemite: its wonders and its beauties. by John S. Hittell

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Published by H. H. Bancroft in San Francisco .

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StatementBy John S. Hittell. Illustrated with twenty photographic views, and a map
Series[Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary ... ], Selected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 32274
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Pagination3 sheets.
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Open LibraryOL14598242M

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book People Reviewed in the United States on November 8, This is an excellent and one of the most definitive books on Yosemite.5/5(2). Yosemite > Library > Wonders & Beauties > Yosemite Fall > Yosemite: Its Wonders and Its Beauties () by John S. Hittell Next: Fissure • Contents • Previous: Cathedral Rock.

Yosemite: Its Wonders and Its Beauties was an early guide book to Yosemite. Some claim this was the first Yosemite guide book. (I consider Hutching’s Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity () the first, as it has detailed directions and travel advice, was advertised as a guidebook, and latter edtions had the subtitle Tourist’s Guide Book).

I've lived in the Yosemite area for 40 years and this is the best overview of Yosemite that I've ever read. The author did an excellent job of researching such a broad topic. I was especially impressed the way she managed to smoothly tie together various individuals and moments in history and be able to seamlessly revert back to a previous time Reviews: 1.

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Fall in Yosemite is one of the least crowded times of year, making it a great time to enjoy the natural beauty of the park without being too interrupted by your fellow man. HISTORY. The valley was first seen by white men in March,when a party of volunteers, under the lead of Major Savage, went out to punish the Indians for various murders.

in the early part of May, Savage headed another expedition again in pursuit of Indians, all of whom surrendered and promised peace, and kept it until a year later, when they murdered two miners named Rose and Shurbon. Yosemite > Library > Wonders & Beauties > Distances > Yosemite: Its Wonders and Its Beauties () by John S.

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Hittell; ; Albumen silver print; Closed: × ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Random House, Description: x, pages, 16 unnumbered pages of. YOSEMITE: ITS WONDERS AND BEAUTIES. GENERAL FEATURES OF THE VALLEY. Yosemite Valley is generally regarded by travelers who have visited it, and have seen many of the most noted scenes in other countries, as one of the greatest, if not the greatest of the natural wonders of the world.

Niagara, the Mammoth Cave, the Giant’s Causeway, the views. Get this from a library. Yosemite: its discovery, its wonders and its people. [Margaret Sanborn] -- History of the people who lived in Yosemite and those who came to it.

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Fall in Yosemite is one of the least crowded times of the year, making it a great time to enjoy the natural beauty of the park without being too interrupted by your fellow man. Yosemite: its wonders and its beauties. [John S Hittell] Home.

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Hittell. Illustrated with twenty photographic views. There is so much to explore in Yosemite National Park, from the Sequoia Groves – home to giant sequoia trees whose trunks can reach over 25 feet thick and can live over years, to the high Sierra – with hundreds of hiking trails through this glacially carved landscape and then the Valley – with its rivers, waterfalls and wildlife, you.

prints which illustrate Hittell's Yosemite: its wonders and its beauties (now an excessively rare book), or in an album of prints now in the Pitman Collection which provide us with only five more. On the other hand, the stereographs of this period are scattered through various collections. The fortunate discovery of several albums at the.

Yosemite, its Wonders and its Beauties: with the Information Adapted to the Wants of Tourists about to Visit the Valley Book with 20 albumen prints by Eadweard Muybridge Published by H.

Bancroft & Co., San Francisco, Lent by Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries L Samuel Kneeland U.S.A., The Wonders of. Yosemite National Park: The History of California’s Most Famous Park traces the history of the region and its establishment as a park.

Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about Yosemite like never before, in no time at s: 5. We can see this in all its clarity. We opened our hearts to the voice of beauty. Skiing to the Clark Range View was FUN, FUN, FUN!!.

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Let Scenic Wonders book you and your family a beautiful vacation cabin located near the beautiful Deer Camp Road Trail. The trail is special to the locals and visitors to Yosemite West. One of the people drawn to the park was a Scotsman named John Muir, who came to America as a boy and grew up in Wisconsin.

On Muir's first visit to Yosemite inhe was overcome by the valley's beauty. He returned in to work in the valley—first herding sheep and then building and operating a sawmill for the owner of the valley's hotel.

Experience Yosemite's incredible wonders with breathtaking cinematography, including such icons as the granite monoliths El Capitan and Half Dome, and the spectacular Bridal Veil and Yosemite Falls.

Learn about Yosemite's fascinating history as the first land set aside for preservation that inspired John Muir and photographer Ansel Adams and. Yosemite National Park is home to some stunning natural wonders, including waterfalls. Each waterfall has its own unique beauty and story, so be sure to see as many of them as you can.

The “Yosemite religion,” as one of my colleagues calls it, is based in the experience of the transcendent power of nature. It is connected to an ecological point of view that sees a continuum between human life and the non-human world.

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In Yosemite Valley one can walk for miles through a meadow surrounded by granite monoliths, cliffs, and forested mountain peaks.

The view changes every time one turns, but remains stunning. A relatively short distance away is a hike to Yosemite Falls—one of the world’s tallest—for views of water and mist tumbling over sheer walls of granite.

The following year, a second and third edition was printed based in part on his trip in the summer of The McClatchy copy is the first printing of the third edition.

Kneeland's extended text starting on page 84 included the following:"Winter in the Yosemite Valley," "The Recent Earthquake in Yosemite," and "The Yosemite Glaciers.". Meanwhile, Yosemite National Park had both its defenders and its prophets, most notably the fledgling Sierra Club and its president, John Muir.

But even Sierra Club leaders were prone to disagree and, occasionally, to contradict the emerging opinion that national parks ought to embrace other resources besides scenic wonders. The guided bus tours available in Yosemite are some of the best ways to experience the wonders of the National Park.

Two in particular are the Glacier Point Tour and the Yosemite Valley Tour. Glacier Point draws people to its peak with promises of breathtaking beauty and views of .The Yosemite Valley is regarded by its visitors as one of the World’s greatest natural wonders.

People were attracted to its crowding beautiful scenery all in one small area. These include the five domes, lakes and caverns, cliffs and mountains elevated f up to 15, feet (Hittell ).One of the heroes of America's conservation movement, Muir deserves much of the credit for making the Yosemite Valley a protected national park and for alerting Americans to the need to protect this and other natural wonders.

The Mountains of California () is his book length tribute to the beauties .

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