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Hetch Hetchy

hetch hetchy o'shaughnessy dam yosemiteBy Heather

I should be very ashamed to admit this, but until a few years ago, I had no idea that Hetch Hetchy, a valley flooded to create a reservoir, was in Yosemite.

Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, I knew of Hetch Hetchy. I’m not that ignorant. But I thought it was some reservoir just outside the city. In my head, it was behind a high school right off Woodside Road in Redwood City.

Whoops.

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