Creator

John Muir

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27 & most of the other [bones] of a goat on the gl [glacier] about 2 miles from [shore] the nearest land chased out of its mtn [mountain] home by wolves Saw [many] considerable depressions in gl [glacier] surface also pit like hole not the ordinary wells. The longer slopes of the many small dirt clad hillocks is to the S [south] [Now] the sun is set & the sky is saffron yellow blending &

fading into the purple round to S & N. It is curious experience to be lying in bed writing these notes. The icy [waves] rising about me in every direction their edges marking the [multitude] of crevasses & pits. While all round the horizon rise peaks [innumerable] of most intricate style of architecture. I hear the

Date Original

1890

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P27.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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