Image from page 352 of "Northward over the "great ice" [microform] : a narrative of life and work along the shores and upon the interior ice-cap of northern Greenland in the years 1886 and 1891-1897 : with a description of the little tribe of Smith-Sound
Title: Northward over the "great ice" [microform] : a narrative of life and work along the shores and upon the interior ice-cap of northern Greenland in the years 1886 and 1891-1897 : with a description of the little tribe of Smith-Sound Eskimos, the most northerly human beings in the world, and an account of the discovery and bringing home of the " Saviksue" or great Cape-York meteorites
Authors: Peary, Robert E. , 1856-1920
Publisher: New York : F. A. Stokes
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CHAPTER \TI, DECEMLER JOURXEV I'O CATK VoKK. ;it.
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D RING the Dc- c L' in b (J r moon. \ \\ Lcc and m\SL'lf cnt to Cape York, leav tl nv^ tlu: Iodide on tlic lotli and rt^turninL;- on the 24th. One of the main oh- je'Cts ot the trip was to determine acciirateh' f th th (; positions ot the i)romi- neiit points ot tlie coast, as Capes l^irry, Atiiol. and York, Conical Rock, (.'tc, hut th(^ frozen coikUmi- sation from the North \\'atc;r, whicli was steamiiiL;' like a hupr; hlack cauUh'on, shroikUjcl the coast in a silv(n'v vei anc 1 rendered the stars invisible most of the time. At two A.M. of the loth, I left tlu; Iodide with Lee Inj^eropahdoo (or " Treckh^'s"), and :\lakasin^\vah for K d arn xh. L(m; had " h^-eckles's" sledL!'e and tl ire(^ dou's, Willie tile res t of us, toij'etner \vi th ith tl le imnedi V di menta of our trip, occupied the hii;' sledge recently :)m Tellikotinah, drawn 1)\' six does. 1 fi purcnas(,'d tn The last observations iov time had iust been com- pleted and the transit taken down and lashed on the 321
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