John Muir - Biography Report 1. John Muir by Ginger...

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Biography Report 1. John Muir by Ginger Wadsworth 2. The book is written about John Muir 3. The story takes place at Yosemite National Park from 1838-1914 4. John Muir was a botanist, geologist, and writer. 5. He had overcome earthquakes, glaciers, and he climbs mountains. 6. John Muir had impressed by overcoming all the dangers like animals. He was an expert on wilderness. He knows survival skills to stay alive. He studies nature and he writes about nature. He made a national park system as well as the Sierra Club. He knew that the Native Americans called the place "Pohono," or spirit of the puffing wind. At first he called it a "dainty little fall. ..only about fifteen or twenty feet high." John laughed after discovering that Bridalveil Fall drops 620 feet. He writes all kinds of quotes about nature, for example: "I am captive, I am bound. Love of pure unblemished Nature seems to overmaster and blur out of sight all other objects and considerations." John works in his "scribble den." John had two brothers and five sisters and their
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