had been lately burned over. It seems to be the main cause of treelessness here as on the [Western] prairies notwithstanding the wetness of climate, mostly volcanic and covered with rich soil. Met Mrs. and Mr. Reid. Mr. had just returned from Klondike. Mrs. had letter from Mrs. [ ] Kept [John] Burroughs on ship. Went on launch to Unalaska 2 [miles]. Sailed at 2 P.M. for Seal Islands. First steered for Bogoloff [Island], more volcanic [Sketch: Large gl 10 ms W another [ ]
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15.5 cm.
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