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Lights and Shadows of Yosemite (1926) by Katherine Ames Taylor


The Range of Light

“. . . then it seemed to me that the Sierra should be called, not the Nevada, or Snowy Range, but the Range of Light. And after ten years of wandering and wondering in the heart of it, rejoicing in its glorious floods of light, the white beams of the morning streaming through the passes, the noonday radiance on the crystal rocks, the flush of the alpenglow and the irised spray of the countless waterfalls, it still seems, above all others, the Range of Light.”

John Muir, in “The Yosemite.



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