John Muir


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& [last can [cañon]] S [South] Fork Alt [altitude] 10200 Ice certainly flowed over this divide to S [South] Fork Lakes in last can [cañon] 6, 2 sm [small] 3 lowest with moraine like at Yo Sem [Yosemite] up [upper] end S [ ] at lowest lake |o| [between] BLK [Black] & divide, near foot of divide Alt [altitude] 9500 N 80° [degrees] W Mor [Moraine] running N 75° [degrees] W starting from S [south] [jaw] of [last] can [cañon] par [parallel] with foot divide & within 30 or 40 yds of it

1 m l [mile long]? 100 ft h [high] is lat mor [lateral moraine] of last gl [glacier] of Clrk Grp [Clark Group] & is prevented from [running] along divide by overflowing S [South] Fork ice. [Wide] striae near here [Barometer] 200 ft too great Aug [August] 3rd glorious sun birth in this [painted] cañon garden [sketch] Sun rose from heart of can [cañon] from floor. All rock in front

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Original journal dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

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