Creator

John Muir

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reticulate and growing with well up [Sketch: Near Cape Fear; Broad after sculpture on island as we went to sea from [Prince] [William] [Sound] All the island overswept, now a mass of broad scallops, mostly down sculpture] towards the summit of Kodiak green [mountains]. Good botanists mistook it for salix. July 3 Went on picnic to Wood Island with Mrs. Harriman at 9.30; returned at 3 P.M. Found part of old forest and got good [approximating] to age of 10 spruces: one nearly 5 [feet] [diameter] perhaps 300 [years] old. See last [page]. Found Moneses in fine ferny mossy woods, some good sized cottonwoods seen. Heard of large birch on rivers

Date Original

1899

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

MuirReel29Journal03P02-03.tif

Publisher

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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