Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Mushroom point

Forty two above this morning and has been up to Forty nine during the day. It has been fine and clear all day. The Capt and I went up to Mushroom point today looking for fossils and it seemed very hot, walking as the snow was quite deep part of the way. It is about four miles from the ship, we only found a few shells, if there are any solid fossil rock we didnt see it there might be some under the snow, the English expedition found some up there. We left the ship at ten A.M. and got back at three P.M. They got the boats out from under the snow today and found all but one crushed more or less one in pretty bad shape whole end broke off. The Bar. is 29.97 tonight went up a lot last night.  

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