first; shaking of trees in gale; sn flying up gorge; hopping bird; sheep back off cliff. Then all along the N rim arose a range of cld mts grey, purplish foot hills with long lines of pure white summits far beyond; peaks clad in pure sn. A sunlit mass of cave architecture on either of gorge of Bright Angel canon: architecture; above all the sld mtns a broad belt of Azure sky, while to right and left, solid gloom of storm with rich fall of snow. Then above the sn-less red sandstone structure cld lifted and showed the lime strata white with snow, blackish forest line atop. Then a section of lime cliff with rosy amber
Original journal dimensions: 9.5 x 15.5 cm.
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