Creator

John Muir

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Tree Studies, Island ends, etc W Coast Admiralty Ild. On W Coast of Admiralty Ild One tree islands, island ends, etc Admiralty Ild N end Douglas Ild Merten 5k E Coast Douglas Ild Merten outside N W end Douglas Ild. N W end Douglas Ild. All the trees here growing on gl mud short tuft-headed & hung with usnea Eagles nes in scraggy H. Spruce on Hoona Point

Hemlock tops. In exposed situations bent permanently in the direction of the prevailing wind. Yellow cedar … Mtns once heavily forested now nearly bare. Disforestation still going on. Cross Sound near the southern boundary of the treeless region. Yellow cedar old limbs burned old scorches trunks clad with young sprays

Natural Arch opposite N. end of Wrangel narrows bergs crowded about it overleaning branches worn by ice. Bent Cascades, forms determined by bent [cleavges] Opposite Berners Bay

Date Original

1879

Source

Original journal dimensions: 11.5 x 18 cm.

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MuirReel26Journal01P66.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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