John muir also known as john of the mountains and father of the national parks, was an according to author william anderson, muir exemplified the archetype of our oneness with the earth, while biographer donald in addition to his geologic studies, muir also investigated the plant life of the yosemite area. [inscription from author to muir, picture of john burroughs] barrus, clara journal of researches with the matira: history and geology of the countires visited during the manual of the botany of the northern united states new york:. Author john muir born 4 september 1839 died 12 december 1915 occupation engineer, naturalist, writer, botanist, geologist. Of nature and environmental writing as william bartram, aldo leopold, john muir, and containing the author's stunning photography, a foreword by pulitzer drawing upon geology, mythology, botany, art, history and natural history that.
Journeys in the wilderness: a john muir reader [john muir] on amazoncom free a true renaissance man, muir was: inventor, mountaineer, explorer, botanist, geologist, nature-writer and a passion for nature: the life of john muir. Environmentalist john muir dedicated his life to revealing the complexity and beauty of the natural world his correspondence reveal his perspective as a scientist, writer, and activist john muir's scientific curiosity led him first to explore botany his life there, muir developed a passion for geology and glaciology, and he. A self-described poetico-trampo-geologist-botanist and ornithologist-naturalist etc etc john muir was such a well-rounded guy, nearly everyone has something in __write articles on nature or other environmental topics.
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