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Above: Yosemite National Park is rich with stunning views, but one of the best might occur when evening sunlight strikes the top of El Capitan.

El Capitán ("the captain" or "the chief") was taken to be a loose Spanish translation of the local Native American name for the cliff, variously transcribed as "To-to-kon oo-lah" or "To-tock-ah-noo-lah."    Less «
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