John Muir

Local nameJohn Muir
LocationCalifornia, USA

John Muir also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America.

His letters, essays, and books describing his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada, have been read by millions. His activism has helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and many other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he co-founded, is a prominent American conservation organization.

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Address 24 Wanda Way, Alhambra Valley 94553, United States

Coordinates 37°58'42.407" N -122°7'24.601" E

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