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Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 146 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Jepson Field Book volume 13 page 146
Ellens Isle, Lock Katrine [September 9, 1905]  towards Lock Katrine it came on to rain. The heather country is nearest like the tree-less Alaskan country - the patches of purple heather interspersed with low Ericaceae - and once in a while the characteristic pools of high latitudes. Through the Trossachs Pass to Lock Katrine. The tourists go below into the tiny cabin of the tiny steamer but four American girls said: Oh we must stay up. Oh we must see the scenery. That's what we came for. Oh we must see Ellen's Isle." The rain poured and the wind blew great guns. The black clouds belted over Ben Venne and it was quite ::::::::: [Ellens Isle, Lock Katrine] September 9, 1905  a sight. But the storm drove the fair Americans below and their countryman was left in, almost, sole possession of the deck. Then coach to Inversnaid and luncheon, after which steamer on Lock Lomond. Lock Katrine is no goose pond and Lomond is 25 miles long, its upper and narrow, retreating amongst dark mountains, broadening out below, filled with wooded islands, backed by barren mountains where a thousand rills glanced in the sun which had now broke through, rendering the whole scene fair, resplendent. Rainbow after rainbow hung over the
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