Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Nearly invisible dogs

Brilliant clear day of yellow sunlight. Temp. in the -50's as shown by frozen brandy + nearly invisible dogs. Bubble in all 3 therms. + unable to register.
    Left supplies + equipment of Borup's party in camp thus lightening sledge loads over 200 lbs.
    A fair march (12 m.) Marvin in lead. Early part heavy ice + circuitous then level floes.
    This march puts us between 85° 7' + 85° 30' or about the lat. of Storm Camp of last trip.    

Invisible dogs: when Peary writes that the dogs are 'nearly invisible' he means that they have burrowed under the snow for warmth.

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