Volcanic Terrain [ ] on N [North] bank S [South] Fork San Joa [Joaquin]
flats dome well chaparalled [chaparraled] others remarkably open with bars of light & shade most purely divine no track but [ ] the deer & the many [bears] [hedged] [in] alder hard to [penetrate]. At noon [came] to lava plateau granite now breaking into labyrinth of rocks [of] every [cancum] [form] with ponds & winding meads [meadows] [innumerable] Came to large [trib] [tributary] of South Fork about noon Another Mono Crk [creek] larger at 3 P M about 25 ft wide Bear Crk [creek] 2 deep
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
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