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Ind Can Gl [Indian Canon Glacier] First [comb] next to trail gap S 18 W 2nd [Do] - - - S S 18 W 3rd “ - - - S S 14 4 ---------------------- S 5 W Main Crest -------------------- S

Dir [Direction] of Moraine Lat [Lateral] N [north] Side S 75 W Small residual gl [glacier] head of Nevada Smooth sandy flat Old L [lake] basin ? 2nd sided hiding gl [glacier] of Nevada on S [gen] Dir [Direction] of Terminal Mor [moraine] S 50 W [sketch of Mountain ridge]: Two v [very] perp [ ] SD [has] clvg [cleavage] on top [Sketch of parallel rows of boulders with Sandy Flat above set on mountain top/edge]: Sandy flat; Side [mountain] was bent end of mor; Larger slate structure; Boulders here; Clds Rest bears E end of Mor [Moraine]; S D from here; N 8 W from 104 There is an open nearly straight Valley Rig meadows to L Ten [Lake Tenaya] [sketch of area from Lake Tenaya, Cathedral Range area and to Meadow of Sunrise Camp area]: Tenaya; Big Ten Mtn [Tenaya Mountain]; Immense rock free Here ¾ m [mile] long; [ ] this meadow S 52 W

Cath PK [Cathedral Peak] 455 yards long [Str] Cath [Cathedral] Valley W 10 N Cath [Cathedral] Lake about 500 yds long Nearly cut in 2 by wedging rocks all upper end rocked, [fine] [sand] curving fine grove will spruce S side of straits [storm beaten pine] General direction of Col Pk Valley NW Of Str halfway down upper side W 5 [N] Of Gl Valley back of Col P S 25 W Stri edge of S 35 W “ [Sent] tributary nex Col Trib [mono] W Dir of large [reg] moraine med lol [between] gl of trail & Those of wood of 100ft? S 10 W Dir of Ind Can [Indian Canyon] gap trail at [first] S [3] W

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Original journal dimensions: 13.5 x 12.5 cm.

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