In noise & impudence he is a jay The little chipmuck [chipmunk] of these mtns [mountains] (Tamias) is the tiniest both in [voice] & gestures Caw-craw coarsely & faultfindingly calls the Clark crow who is here too far from [summits] A most blessed cordial openly beautiful day good enough for birds good enough for pines good enough for men good enough for God
The 2 south most St K [Starr King] domes in line with gray mtn & 1/2 m [mile] N [north] Ostranders Rocks Alt [Altitude] of 7650 Domes in curves corresponding to original stratification? [sketch: mass in [silica] on W [west]; S [south] most D [dome] St K [Starr King] group] Why if gls [glaciers] do not form only cans [cañons] do side cans [cañons] come so regularly to central like ribs to back [turn] Why opposing ribs [show] off as in Ill [Illilouette] [sketch]
Original journal dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.
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