Creator

John Muir

Preview

image preview

Transcription

41 of disturbance since deposition. All sculpturing accomplished by tranquil erosion Water would hardly under any circumstances known to me erode valleys so shallow & broad & level Certainly the streams running thro [through] [them] are not doing any such work at present Moreover washed boulders of the hardest kinds are lavishly & universally scattered over all the surface. Were these set free by erosion of rain etc. Passing on from these breast-like foothills we come to long sandy plains (20 ms) [miles] no hills. Next to 15 ms [miles] of dead level wh [which] is frequently overflowed by back water from San Joaquin wh [which] being muddy constantly adds sediment

Falls Yo [Yosemite] 1 Rainbows 9 Avas [avalanches] [13] (ex) 13 Rock avas [avalanches] 16, 32 Shadows 21 Sunnyside bench 21-29 Mirror Lake 35 Tenaya Fall 36 View Starr K [King] & Tis [Tissiack] 39 From foothills to Stockton 40 Notes on Tenaya trees, winds providence etc. at end of vol [volume]

Date Original

1873

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.

Resource Identifier

MuirReel23Journal12P41-42.tif

Publisher

Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library

Rights Management

To view additional information on copyright and related rights of this item, such as to purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission to publish them, click here to view the Holt-Atherton Special Collections policies.

Keywords

John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist

Share

COinS