Yosemite National Park - Floods of the 20th Century
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
N 37° 44.596 W 119° 35.587
11S E 271520 N 4180496
Quick Description: A marker on the Sentinel pedestrian bridge that shows the high water marks of recent floods.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2008 5:34:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM4TYP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN
Views: 27

Long Description:
Located near the North end of the bridge, this artistic marker shows the dates of various floods that crested the bridge, including the devastating flood of 1997. A nearby interpretive plaque also explains the various major floods that have inundated the Valley, and the ecological benefits to the area as well as the cost.
Natural or man made event?: Natural

What type of marker?: Iron sculpture

When did this occur?: 1997

Website related to the event..: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
A picture showing the level along with any markers telling of what had occurred can be used. Better yet would be a picture of you or someone standing next to the high level mark, that would show if you would have been just wading or completely submersed.
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