Creator

John Muir

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27 [sketch: 5000; 300] [32]

28 The [ ] Yo. fall 12 ins [inches] below head of main canon. Here the canon [expends] on [acct] of big trib from [ ] & one from [8] smaller to 1/2 m [mile] wide 3 ms long The S wall is formed by two rocks of extreme beauty of sculps the E most the counterpart of 3 graces but [infinitely] finer in sculp & adorned with 4 small [cataracts] from 2 to 3000 ft h - the lower rock in [general] sullen is a [other] arch with top roughened by innumerable pyramids & [gables] [pinnacles] [& apices] Two principle summits between wh [which] there is a [lovely] fall visible from the 2 N side for 2000 feet continuous (just above this on S is a rock 4000 ft [united] to 3 [graces] by a round [curve] [pinnacled] [in] [most] [beaut] [massing] [31]

Date Original

1877

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Original journal dimensions: 10.5 x 17 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal04P31-32.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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