Yo Sem [Yosemite] made by storm of glacial action by song of power Trees (P Con) [Pinus Contorta] do not wave worshiply they rock & quiver with short fast vibrations not [very] compliant to [Stones] are angular like [ ] rocks
Color of rocks v [very] glorious wet & bright & half snow clad Action of rain & [stream] in formation of smooth [pebbles] & boulders etc Water ouzel [here] & Clrk [Clark’s] crow & sparrow
Original journal dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist