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John Muir

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6 At a distance of 1 m from head of level meadow the great Tuol [Tuolumne] Valley is about 150 yds wide with gently sloping side of about 50 yds each side then [walls] [ ] at 33 [degrees] on both sides. [sketch: on no. [north] slope so many tree tops seen] Slope 26 [degrees] on W side at 700 at camp

7 Alt top timbered wall of main Tuol Val wall 10,750 ft. Top cascades about 10500. 6 summits on wall opening up or in dir. of clvg [cleavage] slope from not more than 20 [degrees] 6 peaks of Great Wall near 12000 ft. [sketch: cross section showing denudation; slope here 26 [degrees]; clvg plane [ ] [ ] [ ] by trees growing in them]

Date Original

1873

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Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal01P06-07.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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