John Muir


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95 Yo Sem basin nowhere separates. Heavy tide ridge crushed Capitanwards El Cap mtn not [dividing ] sweep past Sentinel positive. Lingering gl in basin E of Sent, x rib 1 m from mouth Yo Sem E side S 10 W Div of [Mono] [L ] gap El Cap mtn S 10 W Ice undoubtedly swept El Cap long by, one deep gap near summit of trail gap. Div of lake dried lol [between] med mor of 1st & 2nd S 10 W Tribs of Cascade & mor not yet determined* mor ½ m [mile], l [long] ¼ broad curving S. Full of draggled gaps [sketch: 1st; 2nd; mor Lake [here]] Div of perp seams cascade N 25 E X long high mor of 2 tribs Nward [northward] Div of Striae near E side of main trunk cascade. [sketch: 1st med 2nd [ ] ] S 25 [W] 1 2 3 4 tribs & brinks to 2nd main inclusive S 20 [W] 2nd main trunk after passing flat divide 96 Over divide S Fork Tuol, deep straight Can of S 42 [W] [sketch: Fork; Main Can] Div of overflowing can of 3 graces HH S 60 [W] Main trunk mor v [very] distinct W of High Yo Sem Crk S [33 W] [ ] Clvg perp HH near 3 grs Div of Lower HH S 40 [W] 2 falls near upper and lower Lake dry mor [sep] 2 vallies Island rocks upper end. [sketch: Bot valley]

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