John Muir


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115 It is in the pure winds & pure spangle filled lakes & in the [pure] fathomless sky & in every meadow & grove. It is [heard] in the solid granite as well as in the invisible spirits of air [every mtn [mountain]] Jesus lived in Palestine but his sermon [shows] that He knew all about the rocks & waters of our California Sierras & about the blessed angels that dwell in them

116 Gl [Glacier] of S [South] Ritter flows S 20 E V [Very] deeply crevassed in middle 7 gls [glaciers] about Ritter Vert [Vertical] clvg [cleavage] E [east] side Ritter N 30 E |o| [Between] Ritter Mtn [Mountain] on N [north] 2 gls [glaciers] engaged in more [completely] separating the two flow E [east] & W [west] On S [south] of Ritter another pair of gls [glaciers] cutting deeper from next mtn [mountain] on S [south] & so on All mts [mountains] of range hewn from one mtn [mountain] 1 gl [glacier] on NE [northeast] another SE [southeast] side of mtn [mountain] adjacent Ritter on N [north]

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