Creator

John Muir

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purple & white, gray & black lava, sections seen at Bish crk [Bishop creek]

Lava stratified here on Lava Terrace at Round val [valley]. Pines breezy & long tasseled [tasseled] first appear in forest

Round val [valley] seems to be lake formed by dam of lava.

View [very] [fine] looking South

Linosyris albicantia noblest shrub of plain

[Sqs] climb mts [mountains] for such

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on head of Big Pine crk [creek] 3 gls [glaciers] visible from vil [village]

On head of Bishop crk [creek] several gls [glaciers] visible

on head of crk [creek] about [Abbot] 2 or 3

Finest & largest & most abundant gls [glaciers] about Ritter & [Minarets]

had noble view of Ritter group from arm of long valley in the morning after [ ] [2] 4th or 5th Oct

Date Original

1873

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Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal03P138-139.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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