An exploration of Yosemite National Park, including how its mountainous landscape was formed, its history of preservation, and tourist attractions such as the granite monolith called El Capitan.
Part of the Preserving America series
The United States is defined in part by its majestic wild places, and the preservation of these landscapes ensures that it will always be so. The lakes of Grand Teton, the ravines of the Badlands, and natural wonders of other national parks are beautifully captured in Preserving America. Surveying the full history and development of each park, and featuring notes offering tips and itineraries for visitors, these gorgeously illustrated titles transport readers to the most magnificent wilderness areas America has to offer.