Yosemite Place Names: The Historic Background Of Geographic Names In Yosemite National Park

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In this book are the stories of how the names of features in Yosemite National Park came to be. Includes old names, Indian names, fanciful names, and names that won t be missed. The record of who named what and when; quotations from explorers, soldiers, tourists, and rangers; and the peculiar, humorous, or moving events that gave rise to the names on the maps today. The history of Yosemite is told by these names; the permanent record left by those who have preceded you.

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