Yosemite Fall

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Yosemite Fall

 

a cascade of waterfalls on Yosemite Creek, in Yosemite National Park in the state of California, USA. The total drop of the cascades is 727 m; the longest single drop (430 m) is that of the Upper Yosemite. The cascade is most full in spring and early summer, when the mountain snows are melting.

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