44 the grist of stone is rolled & sifted some meeting only feeble stream has its firm particles carried away & deposited in smooth firm beds others courser. Many of the large bowlders no doubt rolled back upon the gl [glacier] to go on travels again etc. Large Island all granite very much cut by clvg [cleavage] [places] one of [sketch]
the series of diagonal clvg [cleavage] very completely developed makes structure look like slate vert [vertical] clvg [cleavage] in few places trending E [East] also faint [dome] clvg [cleavage] in places. A crumbling ruinous mass mostly. Ice action well [shown] saw under edge of gl [glacier] today specimens newly finished. Also many peebles [pebbles] and bowlders a foot or so dia [diameter] imbedded in the ice near nether surface
Original journal dimensions: 8.5 x 13 cm.
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