38 10 ms [miles] long & as wide some of them with belts as large still yellow in the sun light. The torrent roars. A boulder falls now & then [or a] & pebbles rattle. 1st 2d 3d & 4th tribs [tributaries] seem longer.
[sketch: 8 7 6 5 [W] 6th grand from Gray Mtn [mountain]; 5th Grand from Gray Mtn 65; Trend N 80 W width 3 mi [miles]; Trend N 65 W width 2 mi [miles]]
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.
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John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist