John Muir


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and gong. At lecture on Tomali land by Eliot he was cheered and greeted with cries of What’s the matter with Eliot, he’s all right; who’s all right, etc. to his astonishment. Interesting result of ice action. [Sketch: 3rd E. of Yak gl 1 ½ ms front 4 ms E. of 2nd] I got a view of the island-blocked entrance to Taylor Bay and thought of my wild storm day there and on the [glacier] with Stickine; also of my stormy tossing on the waves of Cross Sound in my canoe. [July] 25. Arrived at Juneau at 4 this morning. The town quiet, miners all away getting gold or trying to get it, mostly for poor or vicious uses. Wonderful wealth of forest on the steep [mountains]. At 12:30 we are starting for Douglas city for coal. All along the Fairweather range there is an outlying mass of moraine material, much of it stratified, almost continuous, more or less tree-clad, enclosing lagoons. Some hills of it 1000 feet high or more. [Indian] settlement of Thlinkets said to be many

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