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Summit of the Sierras, Nevada
The tops of the Sierras in 1875

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John Muir and the Sierras
July 19, 1869

"Watching the daybreak and sunrise. The pale rose and purple sky changing softly to daffodil yellow and white, sunbeams pouring through the passes between the peaks and over the Yosemite domes, making their edges burn; the silver firs in the middle ground catching the glow on their spiry tops, and our camp grove fills and thrills with the glorious light."
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