John Muir


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Little Yosemite Cascade 80 ft high 600 1 75 to 100 wide at high water - flows in crystal between 2 domes which close the valley, has not cut scarce a foot, into pool 100 ft dia out of which into fine grove of concolor Libo Sugar p. Doug sp same above in gorge 2 currents enclosing forested island above cascade stream in trough of the two enclosing domes. The handsome Liberty Cap with another massive dome on S. shuts in valley at head and forms narrow gorge with curved sides the curves measured by the concentric shells of the domes. The S dome, Broderick, Liberty Cap and gen. base of Starr King shuts it in grandly on the lower end. Small term ors divide floor into flats meadring or gravelly. Trees tall all conifer Sug p. Contorta silver fir Concolor Libo Douglas sp grow tall and fine Sugar 8 ft dia fire hollowed, good cam in storm. 5 domes the S wall 2 of them sheer fronted like El Capitan 4 the S. S Dome Upper Lib Cap and 2 rough fronted between them. Balm giliad willows azalea mazanita cherry cianoyhus rhamus - Ercgcnum Listers, pyrola dogwood, etc- Sunflrs asters Golden rod Bigloni Sage, Kell. Oak, gilias Spraguea - Kingfisher 0 Stell Jay - Clark Crow - Mtn quail - Trout - Squirrels

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Original journal dimensions: 10.5 x 17.5 cm.

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