Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

More hearts and tongues!

We have improved our tidal observation quarters by building a snow wall around it and placing a komatik inside covered with skins. Although it has snowed all day yet we have been quite comfortable.
    The temperature is at 34°. Such warm weather makes everything wet and nasty.  The bottom of our tupik is soaking wet so will sleep out at every opportunity.
    From now on we shall take five minute readings instead of ten. Our range is so small such observations, I think, will be more valuable.
    The Inuits have returned from another hunt having harpooned four more big bulls making a total of 47 killed here and 52 in all since leaving the ship.
    More hearts and tongues!  

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