Creator

John Muir

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26 Truckee is situated upon a wide mass of terminal & medial moraines laid down by the Tahoe & Donner glaciers. The buildings are set in gl [glacial] drift & a very fine & regular moraine stretches along back of the main street on the north [sketch: Donner gl; Truckee; Squaw; Tahoe or Truckee vall gl]

There is a wide open forested tract here, with the Washoe Mtns in the distance.

27 [sketch: M; Houses; RR; Houses; M]

[sketch: Donner Camp; RR; E]

Donner Mer de glace & tributaries

Date Original

1874

Source

Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal05P026-027.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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