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Yosemite: Its Wonders and Its Beauties (1868) by John S. Hittell

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SURROUNDING PEAKS.

Yosemite Valley is about thirty miles from the summit of the Sierra Nevada in a direct line. From various high points about the valley we can see a number of peaks that are covered with snow until late in the summer. The following is a list of these peaks:

Peaks.Elevation.Distance.Direction.
Mt. Hoffman 10,842  15 miles.E.N.E.
Cathedral Peak 11,000  20   “N.N.E.
Mt. Dana 13,227  30   “N.E.
Mt. Lyell 13,217  40   “E.
Castle Peak13,000  50   “ N.N.E.
Mt. Brewer 13,386  80   “S.E.
Mt. Silliman 11,623  80   “S.E.
Mt. Whitney15,000100  “S.E.
Mt. Williamson . . . . .100  “S.E.
Mt. Tyndall. . . . .100  “S.E.
Mt. Kaweah. . . . .100  “S.E.
Mt. Bullion 5,000  20   “W.
Mt. Hamilton4,449100  “W.
Mt, Diablo 3,876130  “W.N.W.

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