The awe-inspiring geological features in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park humble us. Million-year-old formations of V-shaped/U-shaped gorges, deep canyons, carved mountains, and wide glacial valley decry our short existence.
America’s longest mountain range and highest mountain in contiguous United States was found in this region, namely the Sierra Nevada and Mt. Whitney, which rises 14,491 feet above sea level. The radical contrast in topographic and unusual elevation, ranging from 1,360 feet to 14,491, creates extreme temperature differences, with induced parched lowlands along the western boundary and snow-covered alpine in high country.
In the midst of the...Read More