174 The glorious [host] of mtn [mountain] [forms] whose beauty forms so great a part of a terrestrial human soul were conceived when the various cleavage lines were determined The gls [glaciers] brooded the peaks & domes as a bird [broods] eggs until [they] were developed [Then] the removal of the [compassing] [granite] was all that was required for [their] birth 1st can [canyon] right of Lyell has cascade channelless 700 h [high] Alt [altitude] [divide] by Joaq. [Joaquin] about 1100 Fine moraine plain 45º [degree] slope [covered] [westward] 2nd [trib] to right of Lyell Cascade [Lowest] top 8750 Bar Camp 7900
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