12 m. 26 d.
Friday, Mar. 19
Brilliant clear day of yellow sunlight. Temp. in the - 50's as shown by
frozen brandy & nearly invisible dogs. Bubble in all 3 therms. & unable
Left supplies & equipment of Borup's party at in camp thus lightening
sledge loads over 200 lb.
A fair march (12 m.) Marvin in lead. Early part heavy ice & circuitous
then more leveller floes.
This march puts us between 85˚ 7' & 85˚ 30'* or about the lat. of Storm
Camp of last trip.
* 85˚ 23'
[Vertically in margin] Bartlett’s estimate of our position here 85 30
Mine 85˚ 20'