The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures Setting & Symbolism

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Scotland

This is Muir's country of origin. He maintains a thick Scottish accent for most of his life.

Fountain Lake and Hickory Hill Farm

This is the area near Wisconsin where Muir's father begins a farm and raises his eight children, including John.

The University of Wisconsin - Madison

This is where Muir went to college and studied mostly botany. He never graduated.

The Sierra Nevadas

This is the mountain range in the Western United States where Muir lives and spends most of his time during his mid-life. He engages in some major and early explorations of the area.

Yosemite Valley

Muir specifically spends most of his time in this area. He lives near the Yosemite Valley.

Yosemite Falls

This natural area falls in Yosemite Valley. Muir visits this area several times in the book and is generally mesmerized by its beauty.

The Muir Glacier

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