Hazy in forenoon but calm, afternoon + evening perfect; brilliant moonlight, no wind, temp. mild (-22°).
Plenty of water visible (pools + leads) E. + N.E.
Moon’s “appulse” visible between 6 – 7 P.M.
Rear wall of after house walled up with snow today.
The field parties are having fine weather.
Continue work on the deerskins.
Barom. remains low + steady.
Marvin down to C. Rawson this evening with [undecipherable Inuit name] to reconnoiter the Channel ice.
Full moon early this morning.
Appulse: the Oxford English Dictionary defines "appulse" as "the arrival of a star or planet at the meridian or other point; the coming into conjunction of two heavenly bodies". Peary most likely meant that the moon had reached its closest point to the earth.