Creator

John Muir

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29 (Owens River Can ) Granite at head Can [canyon] Slate lower all colors & all dip - vert clvg [vertical cleavage] of slates nearly with the Canon trend or N W Granite at head v [very] finely separated [with] clvg [plans] noble walls They are mtns. Stream 25 ft wide 3 deep & 4 ms [miles] pr h June 25th Grand Yo Vall [Yosemite Valley] Very little denudation (post Gl [glacier] ) even in [Cleared] slate as shown by the fact that granite boulders are still left on the crumbling can [canyon] walls. Where left by gls [glaciers] white boulders dark red slate v [very] striking 600 ft ab [above] stream. 30 [sketch: Younger] Owens Riiver Can [canyon] alt 9,000. P.[pinus] flexelis 5 [lfd] pine Grayish bark Young shoots purplish also found in Bloody Can [canyon] sometimes 5 ft dia

Date Original

1875

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9.5 x 16 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal09P29-30.tif

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Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

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Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

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