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John Muir

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& fortunately so [hard] as to have changed but little showing the dir [direction] of ice to have been in dir [direction] of greatest diameter so all such rocks

[sketch] Top of

On the op [opposite] side of the [mountain] can [canyon] there is a high range of [ ] gl [glacier] basins whose ice flowed in the dir [direction] of [these] rocks longer dia [diameter], & in the reverse dir [direction] of the

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valleys of the S [South] side thus

[sketch:] val [valley]

There are 5 or 6 of these basins extending from Tissiack nearly to end of divide between Mid & S [Middle & South] Fork.

They are quite high 11000? trees gradually dwarfing & [spanning] in [columns] & [ ] until [yell] [ ] [patches] [bare] rock this rock bare, they contain no [ ]

Date Original

1873

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Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal03P096-097.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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