Yosemite Falls

Tallest Waterfalls

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Yosemite Falls, in Yosemite National Park in California, is actually in three sections with a total drop of 2,425 feet.  Upper waterfall (1,430 feet) and a lower one (320 feet) are separated by small plunges and rapids (675 feet).

http://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/waterfalls.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yosemite_Falls

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Image courtesy of Pam Irvin, GVCC.  Again on a family trip during the summer of 2011, we stayed in Yosemite National Park and caught this view of the Yosemite Falls.