John Muir



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"To the lover of wildness Alaska offers a glorious field for either work or rest: landscape beauty in a thousand forms, things great and small, novel and familiar, as wild and pure as paradise." This essay is in the nature of a guide to an excursion by steamer beginning at Tacoma, stopping at Victoria, Fort Wrangell, Taku Inlet, Juneau, Chilcat, and finally reaching its climax at Glacier Bay. Much of the article is excerpted and edited from no. 167-5; see it for first and later use.


The Century Magazine, v. 54, no. 5


pp. 513-526

The Alaska Trip.



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