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John Muir

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The moon is [doing] [ ] in whiting the pks [peaks], with a pearly [luster] as if each mtn [mountain] contained a moon

have leveled a little spot on mtn side for napping upon by fireside.

Alt [Altitude] of camp 11,500 ft [feet] & blanketless!

Oct-[23] 12. Set out early for Mt. Tyndall. reach summit about 9 o clock A.M. Grand views in valley of Kern & Greenhorn mtns [mountains] & N [north] & S [south] along axis of range & out over the Great Basin. Inyo Range etc.

Descend & push back to

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[sketch: View of Greenhorn mtns [mountains] from Mt Whtney?]

main camp arrive about noon find Billy & Dr. Kellogg gone tho [though] they promised to wait 3 days for me. Left me neither horse nor provisions. Pushed on after [ ] following tracks on [ ] trail through Kearsarge

Date Original

1873

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Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal03P122-123.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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