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[[underlined]] Stillwater [[/underlined]]

[[underlined]] May 9 [[/underlined]] Caught but 4 Microtus so we decided to stay another night & try for more. reset the traps. Killed a Callipepla cal. volicola.

[[underlined]] May 10 [[/underlined]] Caught 6 Microtus & a few other things, took up traps & started east. over the low range of mountains bordering the valley. The range is called by different names on each different map - Carson Sink Range, Pahute Mts., Silver Mts. The people at Stillwater have no name for them. We entered a gulch about due east of Stillwater (5 or 6 miles) and followed up a steady but not very steep grade to near the summit. Camped at an old well. Made up skins and set a few traps. Camped at 2:15 P.M. Came [[strikethrough]] but [[/strikethrough]] 16 miles, mostly up grade.

The Mts. are very barren, with a few scrubby junipers near the summit. The upper part is covered with sagebrush and some bunch grass. Sandy ridges are fairly white with great cespitose Oenotherae.
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