179 Falls of Feather [Aosh] [foam] Alt [altitude] top 1650 Alt [altitude] bottom 1200 =450 Precipice runs nearly E [east] & W [west] Falls front S [south] Riv [river] runs SW [southwest] Falls 1/2 m [mile] above mouth Long triangular point juts out room to sit with smooth hollows once water washed Looking down riv [river] can [canon] 8 braids. Landscape bounded by [many] mtn [mountains]. A short sec [section] of river is [seen] A complicated series of pot holes drilled into granite wh [which] is gray like that of Yosem [Yosemite] The pot holes originate in clvg [cleavage]
180 Sketch: 8 braids
Original journal dimensions: 9 x 14.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist