Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

This evening is perfect

The wind continued until noon today.
    Immediately after dinner Dr. + 3 Esks, + Borup with 4 Esks (9 teams of 7 dogs each) got away. Both go to Sail Harbor. Borup then goes into Markham Inlet for M.O. + the Dr. moves supplies from Sail Harbor to C. Colan.
    This evening is perfect, brilliant moonlight, perfectly calm, temp. -30°.
    Before leaving Dr. completed approx. monthly means which show temp. for every month except Oct. to be lower than 3 yrs. ago. For Dec. the mean is 8° lower.

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