Creator

John Muir

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blocks of [fission] for ice All of these moraines local made of granite [drawn] from immediate [vicinity] Still of great size 2 or 300 ft h [high] All kinds tangled into one quarry by vacillations of glaciers in [retreading] & by merging of lat [lateral] & terminal moraines Pohono [is] one lake morained more than half round exceeding lovely Pohono [streams] from foot of mtn [mountain] sources to bend at West falls has fall of 275 ft. At angle West [fall] Meadows bear N 65 W as long chain of Pohono Meadows [be] [but] [bend] to N 10 E. Alt [Altitude] here 6975 Ostrander Rocks upon ridge running N 15 W & forming [part] [then] of deep ravine Nobly forested extends to Pohono from summit Alt [Altitude] of Rocks 8350 Alt [Altitude] mid [middle] ridge 8030 [sketch: E [east]; main; mid [middle]; Ost R [Ostrander Rocks]; W [west]]

Date Original

1872

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Original journal dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal07P72-73.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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