Viewing page 8 of 148
It looks like you're using a mobile device. We recommend using a physical keyboard for transcription entry.
12 [[end page]] [[start page]] 13 May 15, 1891 Keeler, Inyo County, Cal. I went collecting to-day along the lake shore about a mile northwestward from town and then struck into the mesa northward through the sandhills about a mile and then returned direct to the town. The lake is bordered near Keeler and as far as the mouth of Owen's River by a strip, from a hundred yards or even less to a mile in width, of clayey sand with a deposit of soda and salt upon it, the sand particles firmly enough held together to prevent drifting by the wind. This ground is firm, dry on the surface but well supplied with more or less alkaline water be-
Please note that the language and terminology used in this collection reflects the context and culture of the time of its creation, and may include culturally sensitive information. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution, but is available in its original form to facilitate research. For questions or comments regarding sensitive content, access, and use related to this collection, please contact email@example.com.