Creator

John Muir

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Deer R [River] gravel on plains far S [South] as San Joa [Joaquin] near Millerton.

The deep quartz sands of Northern counties forming part of ancient [ ] drift are [derived] from decomposing granite some feld spathic [species] in process of that kind of decomposition may be observed on Kaweah and other basins

Nov 15th The [latest] golden rods obeying their instincts have bloomed & sowed their blessed seed. The briar rose still retains hers in scarlet cups keeping them yet awhile like a kangaroo with its timid seedlings in a pouch.

Date Original

1875

Source

Original journal dimensions: 20 x 15 cm.

Resource Identifier

MuirReel24Journal10P234-235.tif

Publisher

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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