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[[pencil]] 14 [[/pencil]] Friday, June, 22d, 1860. Latitude 54°- 55'-00" N. Long. 54°- 33'-30" W. Yesterday we saw 14 Icebergs- to-day have seen six, one of which we passed within a stone's throw. This one was seen early this morning, far to the N.W. & found to be in the course we should pursue through the day. Its pyramidal form & the apparent size made it an object of great interest. I was often up on deck with glass [[end page]] [[start page] [[pencil]] 15 [[/pencil]] viewing this berg as we approached it. In the distant view it was in its contour as this: [[image - pen sketch of iceberg surrounded by sea with lines drawn indicating shape and texture]] On coming close to it, however, its appearance as a pyramid changed. It did not look like the same. This I find to be a characteristic of almost all views - but none more strikingly so as [[insertion]] of [[/insertion]] an Iceberg. "Distance lends enchantment to the view". So goes the old [[saw?]]. To a certain extent this is true. A certain distance is required to view to advantage all objects of interest. [[end page]]
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