A Geoscience Digital Image Library

TitleBridalveil Falls (left) and the Leaning Tower (right) in Yosemite Valley, California
DescriptionThis classic view shows Bridalveil Falls (620 ft tall), one of the prominent waterfalls in Yosemite Valley, California. The buttress to the right of the falls is called Leaning Tower. The rock shown is the El Capitan Granite, part of the Sierra Nevada Batholith.
Geologic provinceSierra Nevada Batholith
LocationUSA ▹ California ▹ Merced. Near Merced. Yosemite Valley National Park.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 2002-03-07.
Key wordswaterfall, yosemite, leaning tower
Tech details810 KB. Vista.
GeoDIL number2510