Sep. 1. Cold, howling storm-day, not the slightest abatement in anything that enters into the composition of a stormy arctic day at the beginning of winter or autumn. Washing, rolling, churning among the white-topped waves, impatiently waiting calm weather to enable us to run in towards Wrangel L[and] and trace the pack, seeking another landing, or at least more news of the coast to the N. of Herald Island. Or in case we could do no more to land again on Herald Island and get another view of the N. extension of the new land from that fine outlook. We are drifting, however, about 30 miles a day to the S.E., with no sign
Original journal dimensions: 11.5 x 21 cm.
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