LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Mount TAMALPAIS—­north of
the golden Gate
Mount Shasta, looking Southwest
Mount Rainier from paradise valley—­Nisqually
The writings of John Muir (1838-1914), American naturalist and explorer, are important for their scientific observations and their contributions to the cause of conservation.John Muir was born in Dunb...
John Muir is one of the most important figures in the history of the American conservation movement. A self-styled "poetico-trampo-geologist-bot. and ornith-natural, etc!-!-!," he remains a strong inf...
On a May morning in 1903 two men pose for a photograph at Glacier Point, above Yosemite Valley in the heart of the Sierra Nevada of California. They have slept the night in the open and have woken und...