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The Tamarack came in at Long Meadow and stayed "with
us" to William's Meadow. On the high plateaus about
Mt. Silliman there were two firs Abies magnifica and Abies concolor Lourana, the latter being the common tree lower down. Coming down into King's River Canon we find it exceedingly dry and hot and the trees are those characteristic of the Black Oak & Yellow Pine belt. See list back several pp. The change as to dryness from the Sequoia Park country to the King's River watershed is something

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Sequoia Park to King's River

very marked indeed. We camped just below the upper meadows under the North Dome which is a fine piece of rock architecture. Out over the very edges of the cliffs on either side of the canon the firs and pines stand erect or cling along the walls.


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