16 [sketch: [weak] slab [here] lee side like S Dome, Chiquito Buttes, San Joaquin Dome Looking S 20 W.] 17 Morain on S side main mid Fork [Joaquin] begins at el of 6700 ft plants-parched. Alder as a chaparral on S side mid Joaquin Alt 7200 matted with snow. Another stream on N side mouth about 1 m at Pass stream. Average slope of San [Joaquin] Canon mid Fork 23° for height of 7,500 which is top [moraine] slope mor 27° Aldery gulches. Cool water Crimson and yellow [sand].
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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