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How Carleton Watkins Saved Yosemite

California National Parks
by Morgane Croissant Apr 22, 2017

BY BEING one the first photographers to capture the wilderness of Yosemite National Park in California, Carleton Watkins helped protect the area from mining companies. Upon seeing his images, lawmakers decided to preserve and protect the beautiful Yosemite Valley. For more details about Carleton Watkins, give this video a watch.

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