Creator

John Muir

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round topped hills sharp peaked [Drawing: Next above one on opp[osite] side page 4 ms[miles] from it?] [Drawing: Gl[acier] 8 ms[miles] above Dry B[ay] Gl[acier] 2 ms[miles] wide”]

Only the La Perouse Gl[acier] touches the sea at high tide & is on the north side white & bluffy with blue spots where bergs & crumbled masses have fallen The waves melting the ice taluses. This is the only gl[acier] I know wh[ich] illustrates the very first-stage of decadence The amount of moraine material is enormous At the N[orth] side of La Perouse Gl[acier] the forests have been uprooted to some extent by the gl[acier] - as with case of the Brady [Sketch: 2 ms[miles] above No 2. 1 m[ile] wide (3)]

Date Original

1899

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.

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MuirReel29Journal02P28-29.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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