The Yosemite

The Yosemite


This book was written in 1912 by John Muir, the greatest naturalist of the twentieth century. This work is deals with Valei Yosemite, created by President Roosevelt who had been influenced by his writings . Muir fought for the preservation of the natural heritage of the United States . His ideas also came to be the basis of environmentalism and environmental ethic .

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  • Chapter 1a beginning with The Approach to the Valley
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 1b beginning with First View: The Bridal Veil
    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 1c beginning with The Yosemite Fall
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 1d beginning with The Nevada Fall
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 1e beginning with An Unexpected Adventure
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 2 Winter Storms and Spring Floods
    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 3 Snow-storms
    Duration: 14min
  • Chapter 4a beginning with Snow Banners
    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 4b beginning with Earthquake Storms
    Duration: 17min
  • Chapter 5 The Trees of the Valley
    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 6a beginning with The Forest Trees in General
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 6b beginning with The Yellow or Silver Pine
    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 6c beginning with The Two-leaved Pine
    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 6d beginning with The Mountain Hemlock
    Duration: 10min
  • Chapter 7 The Big Trees
    Duration: 29min
  • Chapter 8 The Flowers
    Duration: 18min
  • Chapter 9 The Birds
    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 10 The South Dome
    Duration: 12min
  • Chapter 11 The Ancient Yosemite Glaciers: How the Valley was Formed
    Duration: 42min
  • Chapter 12a beginning with How Best To Spend One's Time
    Duration: 22min
  • Chapter 12b beginning with The Upper Tuolumne Excursion
    Duration: 27min
  • Chapter 13 The Early History of the Valley
    Duration: 17min
  • Chapter 14 Lamon
    Duration: 03min
  • Chapter 15 Galen Clark
    Duration: 10min
  • Chapter 16 Hetch Hetchy Valley
    Duration: 20min