Creator

John Muir

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Gl[acier] about 4 ms wide about ½ of wh[ich] is discharging bergs at a lively rate. Mostly [Sketch: Hidden Glacier Disenchantment B N side] small stuff from the shattered spikey front wh[ich] is about 250 feet high. Kept up a pretty constant cannonade last evening. A short time ago a century or two the Hubbard & Dalton ice & the other gls where these flowed southward by Enchantment Bay the [nearby] Yakutat Bay being crowded full by the Malaspina The shoulder of tribs[tributaries] show this. The Hubbard & Dalton cut off the mouth of Enchantment Bay at one end The terminal moraines at the other forming a lake after the ice was melted out of the lower portion as is shown by a terrace & by the difference in vegetation The only gl now reaching tidewater & discharging bergs in Enchantment Bay is the Nunatak at the head of a

Date Original

1899

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.

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MuirReel29Journal02P38-39.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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