PowerPoint Show by Andrew

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PowerPoint Show by Andrew

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California's Yosemite National Park was established on October 1, 1890. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a strong advocate for the recognition and protection of the region, successfully lobbied congress to set aside more than 700,000 acres as one of the nation's first national parks. Up to 4 million visitors per year make the trip to Yosemite.

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Yosemite Valley

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Visitors pose on Glacier Point, 3,201 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley, 1887.

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Yosemite Valley, California, 1865.

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Yosemite's Domes, 1865

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Liberty Cap, 1902.

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Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir on Glacier Point, Yosemite Valley, California, in 1903.

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Bicycles are a favorite means of getting to key locations on the Yosemite Valley Floor in Yosemite National Park, on July 8, 1952.

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Deluxe camping is done by trailer travelers who bring their rolling homes to Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park in California, on July 8, 1952.

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At Glacier Point, 3,254 feet above the floor of Yosemite Valley, numerous peaks of the main Sierra Nevada range can be seen, July 8, 1952.

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Susan Ford, daughter of President Gerald Ford, learns photography from Ansel Adams at his gallery near Yosemite National Park, in June of 1975.

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A park ranger points out highlights to Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Yosemite National Park, on March 5, 1983.

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Mountains and meadows in Yosemite National Park.

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Waterfalls in Yosemite, photographed in May of 2010.

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Roger Sinnott sets up his 5x7 view camera toward the Clark Mountain Range on September 15, 2005.

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The setting sun hits Horsetail Fall at just the right angle to light it up as if it's on fire, in Yosemite Park, in February of 2008.

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Massive granite towering over Tenaya Lake, in 2011.

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Banner Peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, outside Yosemite National Park, on September 25, 2012.

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Half Dome as viewed from Glacier Point.

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Last portion of the ascent to the top of Half Dome.

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A deer runs through a parking lot in Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013.

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Yosemite Valley, with Half Dome at left.

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Spring runoff is in full swing as seen from a distance of Bridalveil Falls in Yosemite National Park, on May 16, 2008.

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