Creator

John Muir

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93 Upper stake 3.6 Oct. 6th 72 with [plummet] at stake in rock, the ice stake bears on middle of 1st small pyramid lef [left] of large [one] thus [sketch] Bottom East Gl [Glacier] Lyell 11000 Stakes of course out of line with each other

94 47 227 [225] 188 4 3/4 34 152 136 4 1/2 18 94 90 5 1/4 11 25 2 1/4 30 150 There is a crevasse on the McClure Gl [Glacier] running about NE & SW In no place more than 1 foot wide, sides show clear green ice Chip dropped into frequently started the most delicate vibration of sound like notes of guitar. Could not see down more than [8] or [10] feet crooked [section]

Date Original

1872

Source

Original journal dimensions: 7 x 15 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal08P093-094.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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