Creator

John Muir

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[P.G.] Sketches of gls [glaciers] made around Muir Gl [glacier], 1890. Mostly from mtn [mountain] top on E [East] side of Muir Inlet before setting out on sled trip

Sketches of icebergs etc

[sketch: yell [yellow]; Dense [purp] [purple]

[sketch: yell [yellow]; Isles of gold

8-20’

Off Cape [F Callum]

June 16th 1890

The Auk Gl [glacier] in narrow channel just opp [opposie] N [North] end of Douglass Island. Eagle Gl [glacier] just beyond a few ms [miles] N [North] [sketch] 2 [divisions] main larger than Auk.

Magnificent Mtn [mountain] [Spurs] bonding Lynn Canal & [Chit] [Straits] Gls [glaciers] in every stage of decay - find sculpture Height of bounding [spurs] about 3 to 5000 ft.

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 17 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal01P01.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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