20 the range begins to be complicated as to axis on head of Walker & Stanis Sweetwater R [ridge] first great spurs. Seem to have been flat-topped in [pre gl] times gls
Granite Val head of [Hop] vall decomposed granite absorbs snow carves out as springs large stream flowing [past] it.
Carson Canon a gl eroded gorge with Yosemite scenery. Some polished rocks near head near the middle on N side. There is a very interesting section of a pregl[acial] val filled with lava & running apparently at right angles to the present canon.
[sketch: Lava filled pregl val in Carson] 21 Wellington to E Walker River 25 ms [miles]
[sketch] Yellow P [pinus] contorta [lodgepole pine]
Original journal dimensions: 10 x 17 cm.
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