Creator

John Muir

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Yosem [Yosemite] gl [glacier] basin [paved] - macadamized with [dams/domes] Runs as elbowed like streamlet in boulders [sketch] cross sect [section] Yosem [Yosemite] also in [Ht [height]] [Sketch: Tall channel crk [creek]Most ice here?] Lense shaped mtn [mountain] right side Yosem [Yosemite] Looking down valleyward side of Eag pt [Eagle Point] most ice went therefore Yosem creek [ ] did not attempt to cut big [can [canyon]] at [full/fall]

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As the untrodden starry sky is pure so is the unploughed unhumanized untrodden sky of earth & in this unimproved unsinned condition is all the sea & most of land. The heavens reflected in the Earth, the earth reflected in all the other stars, in every other sea. All of Gods universe is glass to the soul of light infinitude mirrors reflecting all [recurring/receiving] all The stars whirl & eddy & [hail/boil] in the

Date Original

1872

Source

Original journal dimensions: 7 x 15 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal08P001-002.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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