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John Muir

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From Lake Valley down E side mtns [mountains] [hug] the shore rather closely making the trail from Glenbrook rather rough

The mtns [mountains] on this side granite with exception of [Cave] rock a mile S

of Glenbrook.

Towards foot of lake strike lava (gray) much lava in all the shore sand & boulders of shore & moraines

Moraines ab [abundant] all along but littler chance for [their] deposition untill [until] within

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a few ms [miles] of Hot Spring where a large gap occurs running over into Carson Valley, also here is a large cove once part of lake now heavily timbered now filled with mor [moraine] matter, on right-side of this gap looking N [North] there is a well formed lat [lateral] moraine quite high on mtn [mountain] (1000 ft) this recess

the only large one on E side has been sadly hacked & torn by loggers

Date Original

1873

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Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal03P152-153.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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