Travels in Alaska




Muir, John, 1838-1914.

Journal Title

Journal ISSN

Volume Title


Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin


Prepared for publication by Mrs. Marion Randall Parsons.

Illustrations: Alpenglow on summit of Mt. Muir, Harrison Fiord, Prince William Sound -- Hanging Valley and waterfall, Fraser Reach -- Lowe Inlet, British Columbia -- Indian canoes -- Alaskan hemlocks and spruces, Sitka -- Old chief and totem pole, Wrangell -- Admirality Island -- The Muir Glacier in the seventies, showing ice cliffes and stranded icebergs (from a photograph owned by Mr. Muir) -- Stranded icebergs, Taku Glacier -- Vegetation at high-tide line, Stika Harbor -- Ruins of buried forest, east side of Muir Glacier (from a photograph owned by Mr. Muir) -- Floating iceberg, Taku Inlet. Except where otherwise indicated the illustrations are from photographs by Herbert W. Gleason. The colored half-tone which appears on the cover is from a painting of the Muir Glacier by Thomas Hill, owned by Mr. Muir.


The Riverside Press Cambridge.
This book is part of the Natural History Collection, a book collection which supports the James Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community and the Natural World.



The images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. To use these images in any form, an attribution of "Courtesy of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library" must accompany the image.