Half Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, located in northeastern Mariposa County, California, at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley — possibly Yosemite's most familiar rock formation. The granite crest rises more than 4,737 ft (1,444 m) above the valley floor.
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... Half Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park located at the northwestern end of Little Yosemite Valley at 37°44′45.6″N 119°31′59.4″W / 37.746°N 119.533167°W / 37.746 -119.533167 ... The trail to Half Dome branches to the north from the main Little Yosemite Valley trail near the ranger station, out houses and campground ...
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