John Muir


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One continuous ridge forming the w wall of N F of S F Yo beginning with Grant mountain rising rapidly an devely to broad snowy mtn 15 m dist. Walls of tral can precipitous as those of main bottom with but little level land. Fine massive snow mtns at head an d on either side. The ridge of M_ D rises in a series of small points 2 ms to Pyramid Peak, then joins M group of seven peaks on boundary divide between main sand midd forks of Kings R. The basin of Copper Creek between these two ridges is wide, spacious and beautiful, shell-like fluted, well forested save where ava swept, bits of mere here and there, a few deer park. Sketch: Val between M D ridge and 3 Hermit ridge. A fine broad vall bear and deer park. The gen divide between S and mid fork of river is lofty sustained far w of yo of S F . It looks like

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Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15 cm.

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