Creator

John Muir

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exceedingly interesting as [seen] map like from the trail like a [senes] of maps.

Some of these pushed their [snouts] into main trunk gl [glacier] shoulders carried round thus

[sketch]

Height of one of these opp [opposite] [ ]

end of [val] 1700 ft

The [side] valleys or cans [canyons] of S [South] Side open back from bottom of trunk because the thrust of the side ice extended to bottom?

The view from trail near

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the foot looking [up] is not as grand as Merced Yo [Yosemite] but the same in kind There is a Tis [Tissiack] with a [Tanaya] can [canyon] the lower slopes of this Tis when they meet the groves about base exactly the same in curve & gen [general] appearance

There is a deep recess opp [opposite] lower end of val [valley] on S [south] [side] well timbered whose walls rise to great height 10000? There are gaps in [ ] towards top made by avas [avalanches] new filled with willow & dogwood & [vaccinium]

Date Original

1873

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal03P098-099.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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