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Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 86 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 17 page 86
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Converse Basin  [May 21, 1907]  Big Tree Groves in Sequoia Park from north to south: 1. Dorst Creek Grove 2. Giant Forest Grove 3. Castle Rock Grove 4. Mule Creek Grove 5. Lake Canyon Grove 6. Coffee Pot (Canyon) Grove 7. South Fork Grove acc. Ralph Hopping. He says that in years of good cone crops of the first the squirrels let the Big Tree Cones alone.  -Boulder Creek Grove Converse Basin Groves Kings River Basin  _Cont. from p. 59_ We camped (at least) a noon camp in the middle of this plain and I was much struck by the Coast Ranges rising from below the horizon. ::::::::: [Converse Basin]  May 21, 1907  Ranger Braun says Quercus lobata grows in Pierce Valley among the pines, which is at an altitude of 5000 feet, but look up on contour map. Pierce Valley is on Kaweah waters.  Converse Basin Logging of Big Tree has been exceedingly wasteful in past, more so than now. Huge logs broken into fragments in falling are left on the ground. Logs higher than my head with a slight check in them are left. It is appalling. Then too the waste of other timber. Cribbing 10 to 50 feet high will be built up out of logs crossed to carry a shoot or a road across
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