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John Muir

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16 or several lvs [leaves] sprinkled among green normal [plumes]. Said to be healthy—but on examination found it [ ] white lvs [leaves] always found on end of green showing that white is not persistent. Trout in S F Am R [South Fork American River] dark colored blunt nosed small spots [minute] less red than those of Yo [Yosemite] High wind on Lake Tahoe July 1 & 2nd v [very] cold shiver in overcoat. No impurity in Tahoe—around its shores even when meadows come forward there is no mud. The morains of S Fork [South Fork] the most regular of this region Lava Cap seems to have been wholly removed.

17 6 yrs old (lvs) Yel P [Yellow Pine] Lake Tahoe 5 “ “ “ 7 “ “ “ 6 “ “ “ 7 “ “ “ 7 “ “ “ 7 “ “ “ 6 “ “ “ 7 “ “ “ No. [number] Needles in one years bud 102 [fascicles] 306 100 “ 300 77 “ 231 80 240 75 225 95 285 77 231 _____ No 1818 in one tassel. Color of scales of fascles [fascicles], first yr [year] pale yellow brown then 2nd brown, 3rd then grayish black. They form perfect sheaths longer inside, gradually shorter outwards. All save the stronger fleshy

Date Original

1878

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Original journal dimensions: 9.5 x 16 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal05P16-17.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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