6 Apart from the great valleys so great that only in fortunate favorable moods can we feel their greatness, their [heavier] [glacs] often gouge out enormous gutters [on] the bottom & lower slopes of its bed as at E side of (Eag Pt) closed wall where N 35 E lines are also very [ ] & where harder groups of strata occur [form] [dams] for the beautiful brotherhood of green meadows. When the cross seams & secured slots had been [ ] up by ample moraines. On the E side of (Eag Pt) is a dome [brow] again wh the gl [wiped] heavily in turning down the valley. Tail pointed [wedging] to meadows between [El] Cap & high [point] W of Yo Sem crk [Yosemite Creek] [sketch: Eagle Pt, [el] cap, meadows] 7 What [ ] [etc.] [sketch: 6 in., Island cap [ ] [ ] 1 m [mile] from Yo S [Yosemite] [ ]
Original journal dimensions: 13.5 x 12.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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