John Muir

John Muir (/mjʊər/; April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness 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 preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia 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 best-known hiking trails in the U.S., the 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, was named in his honor.
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    …, to learn about entities on the Web, and what type of entity each of those might be? For example, the Wikipedia infobox below for John Muir tells us more about the environmentalist. By the existence of a page and a template for him at Wikipedia, and information about his date of birth, type of occupation and so on, we know that he was a person…

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