April 25, 1912: Signals exchanged between Hut Point and Cape Evans

–from Tryggve Gran’s diary, published as “The Norwegian with Scott”–

“25 April.  I have been busy all day taking stock of our supplies of provisions at Hut Point.  It was all in a terrible mess, but I put some order into things.  The weather has been superb, nearly calm and round about -40 C.  Weather permitting, Wright, Keohane, and I set off for Cape Evans the day after tomorrow.  This evening we exhanged signals [announcing the arrival of the rescue party] with Cape Evans, and could clearly see the fire at Wind Vane Hill.”

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