Creator

John Muir

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28 Domes like these rough & weak from imperfect consolidation are found only on high ridges [two reasons] where the ice currents were weakest & where longer exposed Domes found down in deep channels are always very smooth & form in structure, because all others are washed away just a a childs block house would be by dragging a [narrow] over it & because [ ] [Domey] divide rather flut & broad as far as [ ] [ ] but Northward the [granite] [ ] [ ] are able breaking in short [irregular] [pieces] the [ ] not [very] [ ] [ ] [sketch: 3rd D [Dome] Gen div of main basin wall on N is S 20 E

Date Original

1872

Source

Original journal dimensions: 13.5 x 12.5 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal06P028.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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