Northward: Peary’s 1908-09 Expedition

Before breakfast

A fine night + a decent day with wind fresh from the south. Eskimos harpooned a narwhal after midnight which was finally killed + brought on board before breakfast. A female 12' 8" long weighing 1700 lbs. Sketch + photo of transverse section of head.
    4 seals also secured during day, one in the water, + 3 on the ice south of us, where 8 could be seen from the masthead at one time.  
    A bearded seal also seen. Total wt. of meat for day 2000 lbs.  

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