Authors

John Muir

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Kimes Entry Number

089

Original Date

8-27-1879

William and Maymie Kimes Annotation

""Coming down from the mountains to the sea makes a grand change in the flow of one's life. For leafy woods, with their flowers and fruits, we have drifting tangle and dulse; for granite domes, types of permanence, water-waves heaving in eternal earthquake, and the narrow bondage of a ship's deck for the wide freedom and wealth of the landscape."" Muir observes and records numerous evidences of the glacial origin of Vancouver Island and the surrounding region.

Publication

San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, Aug. 27, 1879

Page/Column

p. 4, col. 1

Notes of a Naturalists. A Rough Passage-Sea-Sickness. Sea and Coast Scenery. British Columbia-Glacial Phenomena. (Correspondence of the Bulletin.) Victoria, V.I., June 25, 1879.

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