or less underlaid by ice wh[ich] [Drawing: Called the Grand Plateau by Cap[tain] Doran[Peter Doran] 4 to 5 ms[miles] wide along fan shaped front-, 2½ when issues from [ ] cape rocks Next N of [moraine] dirty gl[acier] Perhaps 5 ms[miles] wide including long dirty extension to left (N) of this sketch. [moraine‘s] hills in front forested.”] melting slowly thro[ugh] centuries are losing their forest by slow sloughing making [Drawing: Grand Gl[acier] entering Dry Bay Next N of plateau 3 or 4 ms[miles] wide Fairweather Gl[acier]?”]
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.
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