Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls
Yosemite Falls [yō sem′ət ē]
[< Miwok (a Penutian language) joṣ˙ eʾ- HmetiH, lit., there are killers among them: ? name of an AmInd people]
series of waterfalls in Yosemite National Park, falling into Yosemite Valley: upper falls, 1,430 ft (436 m); middle falls, 626 ft (191 m); lower falls, 320 ft (98 m); total drop, with intermediate cascades, 2,565 ft (782 m)

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