Creator

John Muir

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[sketch: Carson Valley; Carson Mtns]

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From Round Top Camp to Job Camp 12 To Summit Job & return [16] Lake Tahoe Spe 30th Seen from Jobs pk Fog [open] on S gradually lift [leave] it like a meadow with streams. [Thin] as if frozen gray around edges [satiny] cumuli reflected in [ ] as if a valley. cloud on Washoe pk persistent. Carson Val to right flecked with black shadows its brown & green surface patched like a quilt with fields. lately a lake Lake vall [valley] on left. Washoe lake on right [nestling] in brown hills. Fallen leaf L [fenced] by [grand] mor [moraine] of gls [glaciers] from South most summits of West axis. Next to north gls of Emerald Bay group To S [Soputh] Hope F [Falls/Faith] & Charity vals [valleys] [pathway] of gls from Carson group Black & snow speckled the vals beautifully painted with aspen. The [young] Carson [shining] [glistening] [bends]. disappearing in [gorge] then reap [reappearing] in Carson Val & [bending] E to sink

Date Original

1878

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Original journal dimensions: 10 x 17 cm.

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MuirReel25Journal06P014-015.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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