Creator

John Muir

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[Sketch of cinder cone]

Crater N [north] of Cinder Cone 8500 ft [feet] forested all around & in the [interior] of crater The sides degraded to [some] extent with ice The summit scarce at all broken - as if [formed] by a past gl [glacial] eruption. The rim of crater nearly circular 360 & 370 dia [diameter] from E [east] & W [west], & N [north] & S [south] P. [pinus] monticola contorta [ponderosa]. [Abies] [Williamson] Saxifrage [penstemon] mints Eriog [Eriogonum] grasses, [on] [crater] Deer [ ], birds, garden like Lake in [center] in winter. Depression [30] ft [feet] Gl [glacial] action on many [ ] rocks N W [northwest] of Cinder Cone, Current flowed N W [northwest]

Date Original

1877

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 15.5 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal03P23-24.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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