Creator

John Muir

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172 edge of wh [which] are Soda Springs On left fork Lyell Can [Cañon] there is a small feeble glacier & short period ago it was larger & its terminal moraines thrust out into the path of the main gl [glacier] of the can [cañon] are very well formed about 75 ft h [high] [sketch: present mor [moraine] Lakes of 2 Lyell forks 13

173 The cascades of this can [cañon] are the finest of the basin both forks are nearly destitute of trees Naked dome rock often slotted with NE [northeast] seams into wh [which] the stream tumbles edge wise The white lace like rings & seams in cascades are small [bubbles] upon every one of wh [which] the sun falls in silver light more gloriously than on a big ice [smoothed] [dome]

Date Original

1872

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Original journal dimensions: 7 x 15 cm.

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MuirReel23Journal08P172-173.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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