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Rock-fall Hazards in the Yosemite Valley

Open-File Report  98-467

Gerald F. Wieczorek, Meghan M. Morrissey, Giulio Iovine and Jonathan Godt

Figure 3

Figure 3. Graph of volume versus ratio of H (height) to L (length) of worldwide rock falls (modified from Li, 1983). Letters (a to e) represent large rock avalanches in Yosemite Valley shown on Plate 1 and listed in Table 2. Bar indicates range of uncertainty for measurement of ratio of H/L. logo