For Redcloud, we have -a full story. I shall quote two descriotions. the first by Lieutenant Rhoda of the Hayden Survey, in 1874, and the second by Lieutenant Marshall of the Wheeler Survey, in the same year. The first "We .had a splendid view of the red mass to the north and east, station 12°° being the nearest of all the peaks. The last 2,000 feet in height was composed wholly of dull-red debris, with a very few bluffs. Here appeared some of the finest mountain forms any of us had ever seen. From our distance, which was several miles, the individual stones were all lost to the eye, and the slopes appeared as if they were made of red sand, from the coarse debris. The tops of the ridges were nowhere jagged, but were invariably formed of graceful flowing curves, while mountain lines could scarcely be more beautiful than the magnificent sweeps of the curves formed by the long debris slides." The second,-"A mountain range perfect in its details, magnificent in con- tour, sublime in height, beautiful and gorgeous in color, nearly covered in bass-relief, its base thousands of feet below the general level of the country, lathe present-un§hine. - ^..
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