By Preston Svendsen Yosemite National Parks Location • • • • State: CaliforniaRegion: West Capital: Sacramento Longitude: 36.4885°N Latitude: 199. 7014°W Landforms - It is made of granite. Half Dome of Yosemite Valley – Located in the southeast quadrant of park – rises 8,000 feet from the valley floor – is made of granite El Capitan is a gigantic mass of un broken granite. Rises about 3,600 feet Lost Arrow Rock - south - rises about 2,800 feet Culture Ahwahchee indiansMiwok tribe Lived in Yosemite for 7,000 years Grinding rocks from them have been found Threw out the park. Waterways Bridalveil falls the first water fall seen by most Yosemite visitors. Upper falls is 1,430 feet high. Upper falls is 2cd tallest water fall in the United states of America. Lower falls is measures 320 feet high. Rocks And Minerals • The Half dome is made of granite. • Lost Arrow Rock is made of granite too. • El Capitan is also made of granite.