[ ] Hookeri Goodyear [or] [Menziesia] Adenocaulon Ast Douglass Yosemite Crk [Creek] Nevada Lakes [ ] 1 Glacier of [Dana] Direction of current clearly marked by [specified] forms of knobly rocks & hills & mtns [mountains] over wh [which] it flows & even depth may be determined. Not the most commercial highway of the seas edged with buoys & lamps [nor] of the land with all it fences & hedges & guideboard is more clearly marked than this long-abandoned path of a dead glacier. From Hoff the whole vast basin of Dana glacier is a clear engraving.
Original journal dimensions: 13.5 x 12.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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