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Kings Canyon National Park

(Encyclopedia) Kings Canyon National Park, 461,901 acres (187,070 hectares), E central California. Largely wilderness, the park features summits of the High Sierra and two enormous…

Kings

(Encyclopedia) Kings, river, 125 mi (201 km) long, rising in three forks in the Sierra Nevada, E Calif., and flowing SW to Tulare Lake in the San Joaquin valley. Its middle and southern…

Sequoia National Park

(Encyclopedia) Sequoia National Park, 402,510 acres (162,960 hectares), E central Calif.; est. 1890. In the park are 35 groves of giant sequoias, spectacular granite mountains, and deep…

Visalia

(Encyclopedia) Visalia vəsāl´yə [key], city (1990 pop. 75,636), seat of Tulare co., S central Calif., in the San Joaquin Valley (see under San Joaquin ); founded 1852, inc. 1874…

Sierra Nevada

(Encyclopedia) Sierra Nevada sēĕr´ə nəvä´də [key], mountain range, c.400 mi (640 km) long and from c.40 to 80 mi (60–130 km) wide, mostly in E Calif. It rises to 14,495 ft (4,418 m) in…

California Overview

(Encyclopedia) California kăl˝ĭfôr´nyə [key], most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona…