John Muir


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Harriman Glacier Hopkins Pacific Line of Island [Sketch: From point where first landed 12 June 8.30 A M.]

Yel[low] warbler. Near Harriman Gl[acier] Sunrise back of spiky crest The sun beams took form & sent of[f] halo rays from each peaklet thus [faint sketch across the text above to illustrate the sun rays and peaks] Saw bergs of immense size in upper portion of bay. Landed on one yesterday & paced it 700 ft dirty Looked like a gl[acier] as we rounded a corner. Saw one or two 1000 ft long (estimate) Hugh Gl[acier] overflow of Reid Inlet a few miles inside [ ] Very white & smooth. 1 m[ile] wide. Another of the same not [selling] off bergs farther up. Camped in cove well sheltered - found 2 Inds[Indians] - father & son just carrying their precious canoe up beyond tide & bergs & berg waves taking pains even after sundown on a cloudy eve

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Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.

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