Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Stopped by the ice

About 4.- A. M. got under way having drifted almost up Shift Rudders Bay, worked in shore + working northward through slack ice + small pools passed Shelter River at 9.- A. M.
    Just beyond here stopped by the ice.
    Lay to all day simply keeping the R- from being closed in by the ice. Drifted slowly northward with the ice on the ebb, opening out Black Cape, then with the flood set south again + passed into the loose ice near north shore Lincoln B-. in order to hold what we had gained.
    For the evening butted out into a larger open lake which remained off the mouth of the Bay to lie for the night.
    A fine calm sunny day.

 

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