valley begins to widen a bit below (1 M) [mile] below the ford (1st) & at once asserts by vert [vertical] cliff & level [ ] Yosemitic character
The first rocks on the N [North]side very striking is nearly vert [vertical] and has clvg [cleavage] [planes] running from top to base at right angles to course of val [valley] but [lit] [little] debris, farther up on same side there are a series of very picturesque rock much peaked & [spired]
quite complicated in arrangement
Yet farther [there] is an 2nd can [canyon] with a N [North] dome & Wash’ col’. Farther another can [canyon] exceedingly like the can [canyon] of [porc] [porcupine] creek.
also heavily wiped rocks on lower side
Farther the stream divides & in forks a half dome
On S [South] side there is a series of noble rocks extending for several miles from a rock
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
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