Yosemite Valley by Ross Campbell
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  1. Views: 527 Date: 5/6/2012
  2. Location: Tunnel View Lookout, Yosemite Valley at Sunset
  3. Equipment: Sony A700, Sony 16-105mm, Tripod
  4. HDR Photo: 3 bracketted exposures
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Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of California, carved out by the Merced River. The valley is about 8 miles (13 km) long and up to a mile deep, surrounded by high granite summits such as Half Dome and El Capitan, and densely forested with pines. A multitude of streams including Tenaya, Illilouette and Bridalveil Creeks join in the valley, and flow out of the valley’s mouth as the Merced River, which eventually flows to the Pacific Ocean. The valley is renowned for its natural beauty, and is widely regarded as the centerpiece of Yosemite National Park, attracting visitors from around the world.

The Valley is the main attraction in the park for the majority of visitors, and a bustling hub of activity during “tourist season”, with an array of visitor facilities clustered in the middle. There are both hiking trail loops that stay within the valley and trailheads that lead to higher elevations, all of which afford glimpses of the park’s many scenic wonders.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yosemite_Valley


Comments

  • DIRMedia
    DIRMediaabout 3 years ago

    Fantastic colour landscape !

  • Thankyou DIRMedia

    – Ross Campbell

  • Jackson  McCarthy
    Jackson McCarthyabout 3 years ago

    That is an amazing shot! You do some great landscape shots

  • Thankyou Jackson

    – Ross Campbell

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful!!!

  • Thankyou Lorilee

    – Ross Campbell

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 3 years ago

    Ross this is so beautiful!!
    Sherri:):)

    02-07-2012

  • leonie7
  • leonie7
    leonie7about 3 years ago

    WELL DONE

  • vette
    vetteabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture Ross. Susan

  • Carolyn Wright
    Carolyn Wrightabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, thank you for sharing with the SCENERY group!! FAVED!! My best Carolyn

  • Carolyn Wright
    Carolyn Wrightabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, thank you for sharing with the SCENERY group!! FAVED!! My best Carolyn

  • Chuck Wickham
    Chuck Wickhamabout 3 years ago

    This image has been featured in YOSEMITE- AMERICAS TREASURE group. Thanks for submitting such fine work.

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