You are browsing the archive for 1872 Archives - The Trembling Earth.
June 23, 2013
John Muir’s 1872 earthquake and Sierran rockfalls
When you gaze upon the breathtaking vistas in Yosemite National Park the mind reels trying to take in and process the breathtaking natural beauty in front of you. At the same time, it strains and cringes as hordes of tourists unloading by the bus-full elbow to carve out their own little section of the crowd in which to pose for a stranger-free shot of the stunning natural scenery. It’s the …