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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 62



at the head of the lake, and note the wondrous scenery on the way. Here rise Mount Crichton and Stone Peak, each 6,000 and 7,000 feet high, while here and there are little flats occupied by the miner or woodcutter for his hut. Then, on the other hand, in the distance are the grassy slopes revealing the valleys of the Von and the Greenstone, and at the head the Humboldt Mountains, which rise almost perpendicularly to a height of 8,100 feet at Mount Bonpland, down whose foaming sides cascades may be observed shining in the sun's rays as they hurry precipitately to add to the dark, cold waters of the lake. As we proceed the mighty now-clad head of