July 17/02 near head of Copper Crk [Creek] Alt 8750 [ ] meadow [ ] [Columbine] [pristurnum] lily called [pardalinum] Val. [valley] of Copp [Copper] Crk wide full of mors [moraines] avas [avalanches] ab [abundant] contorta, aspen magnifica yel p. [yellow pine] gl [glacier] of exerted consid[er] [influence]. So also on Op [opposite] side gls from [ ] [amphi] with fluted sides
& from basin to S. of it distinctly influenced [ ] Lava Rock on E. [east] side of Cop Can [Copper Canyon] on a sheer [force] made by over flow of [ ] from Paradise gl [glacier] Summit of Copper Crk [creek] trail to Paradise 1000 ft. Paradise at foot of trail 6900. Head of Paradise 7100 wh [which] is [ ] densely forested Contorta, concolor & Aspen & poplar
Original journal dimensions: 7.5 x 12 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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