[sketch] In gen [ ] Nevada same [twist] at top then free [plunge] in [moments] comets to deep pool 100 yds dia water deep at [plunge].
As shown by the fine radiating [ ] foam & mist purple rose of exquisite [fineness] of tone, heavy waves lashing the rocks comes out of deep forest finest ever saw. Douglas & Menzies sp large & small. Small in front both above & below the fall slope on right side beautiful & green with soft blanket of grass ferns [ ] etc. near the bottom. Rubus, Vaccinium yarrow, strawberry, Similax, bosses of Hypnum, Jungermannia & [Marchantia] maple thuja dogwood etc. salal [ling] rose grand old forest along bank & far below down val [valley] of the river.
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
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