John Muir


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14 [sketch: Carson Valley; Carson Mtns] 15 From Round Top Camp to Job Camp 12 To Summit Job & return 19 Lake Tahoe Spe 30th Seen from Jobs pk Fog [open] on S gradually lift [leave] it like a meadow with streams. [Then] as if frozen gray around edges [satiny] [ ] reflected in [ ] as if a valley. cloud on Washoe pk persistent. Carson Val to right flecked with black shadows it brown & green surface patched like a quilt with fields. lately a lake Lake [wall] on left. Washoe lake on right [nestling] in brown hills. Fallen leaf L [fenced] by [ground] mor [moraine] of gls from South most summits of West axis. Next to north gls of Emerald Bay group To S [Hope] F [Falls] & [ ] vals [pathway] of gls from Carson group Black & snow speckled the vals beautifully painted with aspen. The [young] Carson [showing] [glinting] [bends]. disappearing in [gorge] then reap in Carson Val & [bending] E to [ ]

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