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  1. a waterfall in Yosemite National Park, California. 620 feet (189 meters) high.
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Also called Bridalveil Fall.
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Historical Examples of bridalveil

  • A long detour to the southeast now takes us into the Bridalveil Creek Basin.

    Guide to Yosemite

    Ansel Hall

  • First seen and most graceful is the Bridalveil, dropping daintily 620 feet at the right portal of the great valley gate.

  • Between them is Nature's threshold, the brilliantly verdant Bridalveil Meadows, dotted with dark green pines and oaks.

  • Three of the five falls, the Bridalveil, Yosemite and Illilouette, leap from hanging valleys into the main canyon.

  • The road now passes near Bridalveil Fall, charming glimpses of which are now and then revealed.