Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

All hands at work

All hands at work today unloading provisions so we can get inside of an iceberg. We are aground forward yet it is open outside of us now. The ice came in easy last night and didnt disturb us any, but cant tell when it will come in with a rush, so are in a hurry to get in. There are large blocks all along the shore both forward and astern of us, the Eskimos are using the dogs to haul the provisions ashore. Mr. Marvin just broke through the new ice with a whole sledge load of cartridges, it is shoal water so I think they will get them all.

 

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