Creator

John Muir

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Alt [Altitude] V [very] highest of Cath [Cathedral] Rocks 6800 [sketch: W [west] edge of Po Can [Pohono Cañon]; next valley] Is full of hollows like swept ridge W [west] of Yo [Yosemite] Falls Alt [Altitude] bot [bottom] strm [stream] 2 ms [miles] back 6250 Alt [Altitude] when crossed 6550 Cool mossy streamlets from cross mor [moraine] here

Alt [Altitude] Inspiration Pt [Point] 6675 Hermitage 5520 W [West] of Herm [Hermitage] heavy [deposits] of mor [moraine] matter. Is this a portion of the lat [lateral] Yo Sem [Yosemite] mor [moraine] when it was at this stage of size [&] does this correspond in size & alt [altitude] with great mor [moraine] of Ind [Indian] Creek basin? Hard angle of Yo Sem Can [Yosemite Cañon] has [corresponding] [hard] ridge opp [opposite] side

Date Original

1872

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Original journal dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal07P84-85.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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