The bays of E side v [very] lovely in curve & parity of [Ho] & tintings—-
Counted 18 streams up to Sug [Sugar] Pine Pt. [Point] largest from Black Crk [Creek] can [canyon] about size of Bridal Veil-
Average size about five ft wide one deep with current 3 ms [miles] h [hour]
The outlet is at Tahoe City & is [now] Nov 3rd about 4 ft [feet] deep 50 wide & cur [current] about 3 ms [miles] per h [hour]
There is an old shore not very well marked about 40 ft [feet] at present level
The spring level about 3 or 4 ft below autumn
The present level [is] has not changed since large trees 4 or 5 ft dia [feet diameter] have grown
A few ms [miles] S of Tahoe fine grove scarce has felt the axe densest they see yel [yellow] moss ab [abundant]
Original journal dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.
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