John Muir


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89 Main Tuol Mead [Tuolumne Meadows] Lyell fork Width at bottom first big lake meadow 320 yds in meadowed bottom [1st] lake small well defined 2nd in front of main trib [tributary] 1 mile long not yet filled well willowed & sedged 8865 Slope E [east] wall at 2nd lake 1 m [mile] below grand trib [tributary] 33º [degrees] Alt [Altitude] [8880] Slope 1 m [mile] above grand [tributary] 29 1/2 on both sides 3rd lake small 4th about 1 m [mile] handsomely meadowed & willowed like a moor Alt [Altitude] here 8930

90 Camp foot Lyell 9100 Cascades from grand gl [glacier] fountains 1200 h [high] counting from middle of rounded brow 10640 immediate wall of great Lyell Valley F [from] top Wall Peaks of wh [which] are 5 counting to Wombs 11500 Wombs 2 uppermost larger about [1000] deep 2 ms [miles] circum [circumference] [sketch]

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Original journal dimensions: 7 x 15 cm.

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