John Muir


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¼ to ½ mile wide by 2 long grandly forested Sug, and Yel. Pine fir Douglass spruce and in particular Libo. Ferns azalea cherry etc. of Yosemite kind. Glacier cliff forms the N wall of it Dome cliff the S while the river in a long nearly straight reach pours with moderate current all one silver shiney plume looking down at 3 p.m. Saw where bear was eating raspberries here and thimbleberries (Rubus Nutkanus) also a mile above saw where one had dug up and devoured a wasp colony - a few survivors were still lingering about the desolate nest. A good bear trail runs through all the difficult passages of the canon and always the best routes, I have been following them nearly all day.Trend of fine Yosemite below Hoffman confluence 2 miles long N 60 E. A rock near foot of valley only 25 ft high and over which one may safely walk

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Original journal dimensions: 10.5 x 17.5 cm.

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