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  • The agency of chance in creating El Capitan is forgotten.

    Joaquin Miller 2010

  • And he had -- was assigned the mission to go up and photograph this one ship called the Capitan Man.

    Betrayal: How the Clinton Administration Undermined American Security 1999

  • Three Brothers, with an average height of less than four thousand feet, and Sentinel Dome, measuring four thousand five hundred feet high, seem to the casual observer to be quite as prominent, while El Capitan, which is about three thousand three hundred feet in height, appears from its more favorable position to be the most striking and effective of them all.

    Foot-prints of Travel or, Journeyings in Many Lands Maturin Murray Ballou 1857

  • Capitan, which is but 3,300 feet high, seems, from its special position, more striking and effective than the other three.

    Due West or Round the World in Ten Months Maturin Murray Ballou 1857

  • Katee Sackhoff did an excellent job in the role, and I'm sure Will Smith or whoever plays 'Capitan' America will do a great job.

    Rumor: Will Smith Cast as Captain America?! « 2008

  • "Capitan" gave them, but others were often so poor that if they had not pilfered, this compulsory service would have ruined them.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman

  • Then he said to the boys, "Capitan," giving them a pencil and a sheet of note-paper.

    Jack Archer 1867

  • In another moment I had emerged from the gateway, and was about turning my horse to inspect the windows, when I heard the word "Capitan," pronounced in a voice, that sounded soft as a silver bell, and thrilled to my heart like a strain of music.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse Mayne Reid 1850

  • Before I had time to ask myself the question, the "Capitan" was repeated in a somewhat louder key, and I now perceived that the voice proceeded from above -- from the azotea.

    The War Trail The Hunt of the Wild Horse Mayne Reid 1850

  • Known as the Capitan Pasha, the Algerine Renagado, and the Crocodile of Sea Battles, Ghazi Hassan-Pasha was a Barbary pirate who had become commander of the Sultan’s navy in the Ottoman Empire.

    John Paul Jones 9781451603996 2003


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  • Original mountain home of 'Smokey Bear'.

    October 21, 2010