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Sierra-nevada Photographs

Angeles Chapter History Committee posted a photo:

Keating 040

Description: Roy Magnuson during independent trip to Mount Humphreys, September 10-11, 1971.

Photographer: Jerry Keating
Donor: Jerry Keating
Original: 35mm color slide in possession of Jerry Keating.
Credit: Photo by Jerry Keating, Jerry Keating Collection, Sierra Club-Angeles Chapter Archives
Image ID (file name): Keating 040

NO KNOWN COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS:
By asserting "no known copyright restrictions," the SIERRA CLUB ANGELES CHAPTER HISTORY COMMITTEE is sharing the benefit of our research without providing an expressed or implied warranty to others who would like to use or reproduce the photograph. This means that we are unaware of any current copyright restrictions on the works so designated, either because the term of copyright may have expired without being renewed, because no evidence has been found that copyright restrictions apply, because the original creator has granted us permission to post the image on the Internet, or because we own the copyright but are not exercising that control. The HISTORY COMMITTEE cannot guarantee that private or commercial use of the images shared herein will not violate the rights of unidentified copyright holders and we cannot be responsible for any liability resulting from the use of these images.

If you make use of a photo from this source, you are reminded to conduct an independent analysis of applicable law before proceeding with a particular new use.

Angeles Chapter History Committee posted a photo:

Keating 169

Description: Bill Heusel standing above rock pile on summit. North Palisade climb, September 5-7, 1959.

Photographer: Jerry Keating
Donor: Jerry Keating
Original: 35mm slide; digital scan provided by the donor.
Credit: Jerry Keating Collection, Sierra Club-Angeles Chapter Archives
Image ID (file name): Keating 169

NO KNOWN COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS:
By asserting "no known copyright restrictions," the SIERRA CLUB ANGELES CHAPTER HISTORY COMMITTEE is sharing the benefit of our research without providing an expressed or implied warranty to others who would like to use or reproduce the photograph. This means that we are unaware of any current copyright restrictions on the works so designated, either because the term of copyright may have expired without being renewed, because no evidence has been found that copyright restrictions apply, because the original creator has granted us permission to post the image on the Internet, or because we own the copyright but are not exercising that control. The HISTORY COMMITTEE cannot guarantee that private or commercial use of the images shared herein will not violate the rights of unidentified copyright holders and we cannot be responsible for any liability resulting from the use of these images.

If you make use of a photo from this source, you are reminded to conduct an independent analysis of applicable law before proceeding with a particular new use.

Angeles Chapter History Committee posted a photo:

Keating 035

Description: Monroe Levy during SPS climb of Muah, October 25, 1964.

Photographer: Jerry Keating
Donor: Jerry Keating
Original: 35mm color slide in possession of Jerry Keating.
Credit: Photo by Jerry Keating, Jerry Keating Collection, Sierra Club-Angeles Chapter Archives
Image ID (file name): Keating 035

NO KNOWN COPYRIGHT RESTRICTIONS:
By asserting "no known copyright restrictions," the SIERRA CLUB ANGELES CHAPTER HISTORY COMMITTEE is sharing the benefit of our research without providing an expressed or implied warranty to others who would like to use or reproduce the photograph. This means that we are unaware of any current copyright restrictions on the works so designated, either because the term of copyright may have expired without being renewed, because no evidence has been found that copyright restrictions apply, because the original creator has granted us permission to post the image on the Internet, or because we own the copyright but are not exercising that control. The HISTORY COMMITTEE cannot guarantee that private or commercial use of the images shared herein will not violate the rights of unidentified copyright holders and we cannot be responsible for any liability resulting from the use of these images.

If you make use of a photo from this source, you are reminded to conduct an independent analysis of applicable law before proceeding with a particular new use.

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Sierra-Nevada

The Sierra Nevada, meaning "snowy range" in Spanish, is a mountain range in the region of Andalusia in Spain. It contains the highest point of continental Spain, Mulhacén at 3,479 m.It is a popular tourist destination, as its high peaks make skiing possible in Europe's most southern ski resort in an area along the Mediterranean Sea predominantly known for its warm temperatures and abundant sunshine. At its foothills is found the city of Granada and, a little farther, Málaga and Almería.Parts of the range have been included in the Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada. The range has also been declared a biosphere reserve. The Sierra Nevada Observatory is located on the northern slopes at 2800 m.

Formation

The Sierra Nevada were formed during the Alpine Orogeny, a mountain-building event that also formed the European Alps to the east and the Atlas Mountains of northern Africa across the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The Sierra as observed today formed during the Tertiary Period (65 to 1.8 million years ago) from the collision of the African and Eurasian continental plates.

See also

  • Alpujarras
  • Geography of Spain

External links

References

Bibliography

  • Francisco Pérez Raya, Joaquín Molero Mesa, Francisco Valle Tendero, 1992: "Parque Natural de Sierra Nevada. Paisaje, fauna, flora, itinerarios". Ed. Rueda. Madrid. ISBN 84-7207-067-0 (spanish)
  • "Flora de la Tundra de Sierra Nevada". Pablo Prieto Fernández, Ed. Universidad de Granada. ISBN ISBN 84-60018105 (spanish)
  • "Sierra Nevada: Guía de Montaña". Aurelio del Castillo y Antonio del Castillo. Ed. Penibética, 2003. ISBN 84-932022-3-1 (spanish)