Creator

John Muir

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Alt [Altitude] Union Pt 2250 Paregoy 3100 Clarks 2400 Shoulder or Base of Sentinel Dome 3800 Bottom Basin of Bridal Veil 2800

1-12 Excursion to Lyell Ex 12-21 Trees 22 Tenaya Fall

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June 1st set out for Mt. Lyell via Ind Can [Indian Canyon] Patches of snow in Ind Can [Indian Canyon] forest Deep snow on way to Lake [Tenaya] about average in back of ridges of 4 ft. buttercups everywhere, small [diletrya] Veratrum send up large buds Vaccinium purple buds [coloring] the ground with innumerable buds at Lake Ten [Tenaya] Snow bosses of Hoff [Mt Hoffman] on one side—of Col pk [Columbia Peak] on other Waked in night by lapping of waves joyous sounds of birds, Jay, woodpecker, arctic bluebird Chickadee Wood ducks Mallards Pines & firs like goldenrods Lake half frozen Noble Matter [horn] mtn [mountain] blue like gl [glacial] shadows Bosses of granite bare streaked with snow

Date Original

1873

Source

Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal01P01.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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