corpses lying on the rocky ground. They smiled at the ghastly spectacle of the grinning skulls and bleached bones appearing through the brown, shrunken skin. 25 June. Clear, cool; norther still blowing. Went ashore after breakfast. Had a long walk through graves back to noble views of the island telling the grandeur of its glaciation by the northern ice-sheets. Weighed anchor and steered for Plover Bay shortly after 9 P.M.
Original journal dimensions: 11.5 x 21 cm.
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