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John Muir - John Muir (21 April 1838 – 24 December 1914[1]) was a Scottish-born American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation ofwilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to save the Yosemite ValleySequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is now one of the most important conservation organizations in the United States. One of the most well-known hiking trails in the U.S., the 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, was named in his honor.[2] Other places named in his honor areMuir Woods National MonumentMuir Valley in Red River Gorge Kentucky, Muir BeachJohn Muir CollegeCamp Muir and Muir Glacier.  - Wiki

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