Middle Cathedral Rock

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Middle Cathedral Rock
Middle Cathedral from El Cap.jpg
Middle Cathedral from El Capitan
Highest point
Elevation 6,648 ft (2,026 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Coordinates 37°42′53″N 119°38′13″W / 37.7146492°N 119.6368325°W / 37.7146492; -119.6368325Coordinates: 37°42′53″N 119°38′13″W / 37.7146492°N 119.6368325°W / 37.7146492; -119.6368325
Geography
Location Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS El Capitan
Geology
Age of rock Cretaceous
Mountain type granite cliff

The Middle Cathedral Rock is a prominent rock face on the south side of Yosemite Valley, California. El Capitan lies due north of Middle Cathedral. Middle Cathedral's East Buttress Route is recognized in the historic climbing text Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cathedral Rocks, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  2. ^ "Cathedral Rocks". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-03-04. 
  3. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. ISBN 0-87156-292-8. 

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