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John Muir

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14 2400 ft Strat [Cave] 2700 vol tuff N [North] side Stanislaus Highest do [ditto] 2800!

[sketch] Recent basaltic & [trachytic] [Can] Stratified lava sand mixed with quartz & slate. somewhat irregular Boulder [stratification] some 1 ft dia [diameter] current wh [which] deposited [then] flowed SW [across] Stanislaus Whole sec [section] 4 ft dia [diameter], on N bank Stanislaus Most of the borders lava, also slate & qu [quartz]?

Was the Dd [Dead] R [River] [gravels] derived from these conglomerates, or are these conglomerates themselves Dd R [Dead River] detritus? Said to occur on Summit

Do [Ditto] on Tuol [Tuolumne] at La Grange also near Murphys Camp

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[Fine] white basaltic lava Near Murphys

[sketch: Stanislaus cut on this line?; slate; [ ]]

Sec [Section] across the Stan [Stanislaus] opp [opposite] Murphys Camp

[sketch: [Stanislaus]; Vallecito; Bear Mtn [Mountains]; Dd R of Calaveras; Murphys C [Camp]; Dd R of Calaveras]

Elevation of Murphys C [Camp] 2400 [Elevation of] Columbia Hill 2300 [Elevation of]Stanislaus R [River] lol [between] 1200 Sonora 1950 Chinese Camp=1500

Date Original

1876

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Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal01P14-15.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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