Creator

John Muir

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19 Have been out an hour on the gl [glacier] after supper. Discovered a mor [moraine] about 1/3 of m [mile] from camp that is 100 yds [yards] wide & is thickly strewn with wood. It is perhaps a mile long then stops suddenly Has been brought down from mtn [mountain] by ava [avalanche] & loaded

onto ice then carried from [shore] in dir [direction] of flow. Perhaps not all one ava [avalanche]. This no doubt explains detached mor [moraine] [mass] This one [starts] from big roomy room or amphitheater on N W side of this. White Cap or Gray Mtn [Mountain]

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P19.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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