19 & [heads] [swinging] round with current the Water now muddy brownish yellow steamboat navigation to [Yale] 100 ms [miles] above mouth the speed of current about three or four miles an hour. Above [Yale] the current is contracted here & there in narrow gorges through wh [which] it rushes in foaming [surges] & [eddies]. Here we saw many Indians. [sketch: Mt. Baker from Victoria Bearing E 20 [degrees] N.]
20 [sketch: Red & gold sunrise Looking NE 20 ms [miles] from Nanaimo [v] [ ]]
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
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