The Yosemite

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This book was written in 1912 by John Muir, the greatest naturalist of the twentieth century. This work is deals with Valei Yosemite, created by President Roosevelt who had been influenced by his writings . Muir fought for the preservation of the natural heritage of the United States . His ideas also came to be the basis of environmentalism and environmental ethic .


  • Chapter 1a beginning with The Approach to the Valley

    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 1b beginning with First View: The Bridal Veil

    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 1c beginning with The Yosemite Fall

    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 1d beginning with The Nevada Fall

    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 1e beginning with An Unexpected Adventure

    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 2 Winter Storms and Spring Floods

    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 3 Snow-storms

    Duration: 14min
  • Chapter 4a beginning with Snow Banners

    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 4b beginning with Earthquake Storms

    Duration: 17min
  • Chapter 5 The Trees of the Valley

    Duration: 07min
  • Chapter 6a beginning with The Forest Trees in General

    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 6b beginning with The Yellow or Silver Pine

    Duration: 16min
  • Chapter 6c beginning with The Two-leaved Pine

    Duration: 11min
  • Chapter 6d beginning with The Mountain Hemlock

    Duration: 10min
  • Chapter 7 The Big Trees

    Duration: 29min
  • Chapter 8 The Flowers

    Duration: 18min
  • Chapter 9 The Birds

    Duration: 13min
  • Chapter 10 The South Dome

    Duration: 12min
  • Chapter 11 The Ancient Yosemite Glaciers: How the Valley was Formed

    Duration: 42min
  • Chapter 12a beginning with How Best To Spend One's Time

    Duration: 22min
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