167 Hartmanns Bar Calycanthus, Torreya syringa. Woodwardia Adiantum Polypodium aspidium [Sketch]
168 Mt [Mount] Aararat alt [altitude] 5160 Lava capped. Covered atop with manzan [manzanita] chap [chaparral] 2 species [pungens] & glauca 3 or 4 pines -- ceanothus cherry chinq [chinquapin] oak etc [etcetera] Lava Cap 500 ft [feet] thick weathering into small fragments & into black soil. Beneath this lava there is a bed of waterworn bowlders derived from lava quartz granite & slate mostly the two latter, these are very perfectly rounded & polished & also rudely stratified, a few strata of sand & clay, with various sizes of bowlders
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
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