Creator

John Muir

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Did ice of N [north] side [sweep] over here or was this portion of wall [medial] to the two confluent glacier systems of Hoff [Hoffmann] & Obelisk Those [cones] & columns & fretted aisles were after works El Cap [Capitan] brow bare before begun All N [north] side [cañons] [is] heavily wiped & [gouged] on lower [sides]

Ind Can [Indian Cañon] Fall Can [Cañon] Eagle Cans [Cañons] (both sides) four principal cans [cañons] below Yo Sem [Yosemite] Cascades & Crane Creeks Night hushed & purple doubly hushed by majesty of forests Yellow gold the last of day not gilding but golding to flame the sharp spires of the firs & fusing here & there an elected spray or youngling bush below How full of God this hollow at the bottom of the

Date Original

1872

Source

Original journal dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

Resource Identifier

MuirReel23Journal07P78-79.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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