March 3, 2009

Giant Forest snow in Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers


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Round Meadow in nnow

On the east side of Round Meadow in winter. Round Meadow is in the previously heavily developed area of Giant Forest but all buildings have been removed.

Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, California

March 3, 2009
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state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: round-meadow-sequoia-park-california

coordinates: 36.5677 N -118.7674 W
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Round Meadow Sequoias in snow

Sequoias and snow at the north end of Round Meadow. The trail around the meadow is open all year, though snowhsoes may be necessary after a storm.

Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, California

March 3, 2009
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state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: round-meadow-sequoia-park-california

coordinates: 36.5691 N -118.7676 W
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Round Meadow stream and snow

Stream and snow on the west side of Round Meadow. Mild winter conditions in the Sierra snow belt allow streams to flow all winter.

Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, California

March 3, 2009
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accession number: 2009-03-03 3
state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
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coordinates: 36.567 N -118.7691 W
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Inside the Giant Forest Visitor Center

Inside the Giant Forest Visitor Center, formerly the village store. This is the first stop for park visitors coming in on the southern route (from Visalia).

Sequoia National Park, California

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accession number: 2009-03-03 4
state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: giant-forest-sequoia-park-california

coordinates: 36.5647 N -118.7728 W
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Amphitheater Point

Amphitheater Point on the highway from the Kaweah River to Giant Forest, wherepectacular switchbacks lead up out of the canyon. Moro Rock projects from the edge of the Giant Forest plateau far above.

Sequoia National Park, California

March 3, 2009
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accession number: 2009-03-03 7
state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: ash-mountain-sequoia-park-california

coordinates: 36.5332 N -118.7708 W
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Kaweah River and Moro Rock

The road follows the Kaweah River upstream from Three Rivers and Ash Mountain, affording glimpses of Moro Rock.

Sequoia National Park, California

March 3, 2009
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accession number: 2009-03-03 8
state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: ash-mountain-sequoia-park-california

coordinates: 36.5196 N -118.7767 W
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Kaweah River at Ash Mountain

The Kaweah River at Ash Mountain on the park boundary. Though most of this park is at high altitude, it extends down into the foothills to protect the southern approach from Visalia and Three Rivers. The park headquarters is here, well below the snow line.

Sequoia National Park, California

March 3, 2009
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accession number: 2009-03-03 9
state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: ash-mountain-sequoia-park-california

Coordinates: 36.4957 N -118.8227 W
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Pumpkin Hollow Bridge

The Pumpkin Hollow Bridge was built in 1922 to carry Highway 198 over the Kaweah River on the approach to Sequoia National Park.

near Three Rivers, California

March 3, 2009
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accession number: 2009-03-03 10
state: california-central
region: california-sequoia-sierra
locality: three-rivers-california

Coordinates: 36.4794 N -118.8392 W
click order on locality page: 2
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