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Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park, park in south-central California (administered with the adjacent Kings Canyon National Park), established in 1890 to preserve the groves of giant sequoia. It covers 402,482 acres (162,879 hectares). Lying in the southern Sierra Nevada, it includes Mount Whitney, the highest U.S. peak outside Alaska.

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