Harry Fielding Reid


John Muir


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[4]could not be caused by sedimentary deposit since then; therefore there must be a depression in the bed of the glacier, which would be a lake basin if above the level of the sea. This lake basin, however, may not be in solid rock, but may be in glacial till, & present a rising front just as the present deposits under the [wings?] of the glacier. If you have or can get me the actual soundings and just how far from the ice front they were made, I shall be greatly obliged. I shall soon be able to send you some photographs.Yours truly sincerelyHarry Fielding Reid.01492


Cleveland, O[hio]

Date Original

1891 Feb 19


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 14 cm.

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Reel 07, Image 0089

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