Creator

John Muir

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64 a [ ] brown. & largest at bottom. No v [very] large [bowlder] in deposit far above bedrock there is more quartz & [ ] sand in lower deposits large bowlders higher in the range. The blue on blue slate [where] divided at Morris [Ravine]. The higher up range the more lava as bowlders [same] of [lava] vesicular. Morris [ravine] eroded by water although very [wide] by [dipost] resting upon [pipe] clay very fine & [soapy] When ascending or [when] the streams not yet cut.

63 through the basalt stands firm & vertical

hills formed by up bulging by pressure behind hills in motion for six yrs [years] [sketch: lake]

Date Original

October 1874

Source

Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.

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MuirReel24Journal07P63-64.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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