A fine summer day in every respect. Warm + bright, with a light air from S.W.
Pronounced mirage of the Greenland Coast, the ice to the N. + C. Henry to the N. W.
A small seal shot by the Eskimos abreast of the ship soon after midnight. Moved sewing machine into tent on quarter deck + set Wiseman to work on some sample clothing. Started a woman on a pair of kamiks, + another on bearskin trousers.
Kyutah + family off to Pullen in forenoon. After dinner the men erected the Marvin memorial on the hill above the ship in accordance with my instructions.
Later I went up to it. The cross faces true N. From it the Arctic Ocean, the Greenland Coast, the savage bluff of C. Henry, the United States Range, + Mt. Pullen are visible. A mile away is the Roosevelt cairn which Marvin built 3 years ago.
Through the Arctic summers + winters the winds will sing Aeolian requiems on the wires which guy the cross in place.