Creator

John Muir

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44 the grist of stone is rolled & sifted some meeting only feeble stream has its firm particles carried away & deposited in smooth firm beds others courser. Many of the large bowlders no doubt rolled back upon the gl [glacier] to go on travels again etc. Large Island all granite very much cut by clvg [cleavage] [places] one of [sketch]

the series of diagonal clvg [cleavage] very completely developed makes structure look like slate vert [vertical] clvg [cleavage] in few places trending E [East] also faint [dome] clvg [cleavage] in places. A crumbling ruinous mass mostly. Ice action well [shown] saw under edge of gl [glacier] today specimens newly finished. Also many peebles [pebbles] and bowlders a foot or so dia [diameter] imbedded in the ice near nether surface

Date Original

1890

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Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel28Journal03P44.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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