John Muir



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""Alaska is a good country to live in, polar bear and iceberg stories to the contrary notwithstanding. The climate of the islands and of all that portion of the mainland that is bathed by the warm ocean current from Japan, is remarkably bland and temperate, and free from extremes of either heat or cold throughout the whole year.""


San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, Nov. 8, 1879


p. 1, cols. 4-5

Alaska Climate. Some Popular Errors Corrected-A Good Country to Live In. An Alaska Summer Day-Glorious Sunsets. Bright and Cloudy Weather-Rainfall-Temperature-Alaska Winters. (Special Correspondence of the Bulletin.) Fort Wrangel, October 16, 1879.



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