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Dec. [[underlined]] 1962 [[/underlined]]
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[[first column]]
[[heading]] [[underlined]] Air  [[/underlined]] [[/heading]]
[[4 sub columns, values separated by |]] [[headings]] Jan.5.| Max | Min | Av. | [[/headings]]
15 | 29.2/ | 17.5/ | 23.4 |
16 | 27.9 | 17.3 | 22.5 |
17 | 23.2 | 16.5 | 19.9 |
18 | 23.0 | 17.5 | 19.9 |
19 | 28.9 | 19.0 | 21.6 |
20 | 28.0 | 21.8 | 24.8 |
21 | 33.2 | 22.6 | 28.4 |
22 | 34.6 | 27.2 | 31.1 |
23 | 37.8 | 29.6 | 32.2 |
24 | 35.0 | 29.0 | 31.5 |
25 | 40.5 | 34.5 | 36.8 |
26 | 43.2 | 38.1 | 40.8 |
27 | 49.5 | 41.4 | 46.2 |
28 | 53,0 | 49.5 | 50.7 |
29 | 56.0 | 53.2 | 54.6 |
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[[underlined]] For month [[/underlined]] 
   | 56.0 | 12.5 | 27.8 |
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[[second column]]
[[heading]] sea [[/heading]]
[[3 sub columns, values separated by |]] [[headings]] Max. | Min. | Av | [[/headings]]
29 | 29 | 29 |
29 | 29 | 29 |
"""[[dittos for: 29 | 29 | 29 |]]
29 | 28 | 28 |
28 | 28 | 28 |
29. | 28. |   |
32. | 30. | 30. |
33 | 33 | 33 |
33 | 32 | 33 |
32 | 32 | 32 |
34 | 32 | 33.5 |
42, | 37 | 39 |
47 | 42 | 44 |
48 | 47 | 48 |
56 | 55 | 56 |
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[[third column]]
[[heading]] Wind (knots) [[/heading]]
[[3 sub columns, values separated by |]] 

                | direct  |
[[headings]] Av.|         | Peak |
                | Prevailn|         [[/headings]]
   | N |   |
9 | "[[ditto for: N]] | 18 |
   | N.N.W |   |
9.4 | E | 19 |
   | SE |   |
19 | ESE. | 37 |
   | SE |   |
35.3 | "[[ditto for: SE]] | 50 |
   | E |   | 
11 | "[[ditto for: E]] | 26 |
   | N |   |
8.3 | N.N.E | 13 |
   | N.N.W |    |
8.1 | "[[ditto for: N.N.W]] | 15 |
   | N.N.W |   |
4 | Northerly | 10 |
   | N |   |
7 | S | 16 |
   | N.N.E |   |
29.1 | "[[ditto for: N.N.E]] | 53 |
   | N |   |
33 | N.W | 42 |
   | W.S.W |   |
17 | West | 22 |
   | W.N.W |   |
24 | W. | 33 |
   | W |   |
23.2 | "[[ditto for: W]] | 27 |
   | SSW |   |
10.5 | "[[ditto for: SSW]] | 14 |
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14.0 |    | 50.0 |
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[[Table, with data in four columns, fields separated by |]]
[[headings]] [[underlined]]
 Time | Lat | Long [[/underlined]] |[[blank]]| [[/headings]]
[[circled]] 14 Dec [[/circled]]
0640 | 77°22' S | 165°43'E | approx. 100 Adelies |
1020 | 77 00S | 165 40E | 2 killer whales |
1020 | """"""[[dittos for:  77 00 S | 165 40E]] | 57 penguins | 
[[circled]] 20 Dec [[/circled]]
1235 |   |   |   | [[line above and below]] 100 Weddell seals basking [[/line above and below]]
[[circled]] 23 Dec [[/circled]]
0000 | 77 22 S | 165 43 E |1 killer whale |
0337 | 77 2 | 165 43 E | """[[dittos for: 1 killer whale]] |
0540 | 76° 40' S | 166° 43' E | 3 ""[[dittos for: killer whale]]s |
0630 | 75° 40 S | 167° 20' E | 4 ""[[dittos for: killer whales]] |
0920 |  |   |   | 2 ""[[dittos for: killer whales]] |
1645 | 74 32 | 171 27 | Finback whale
2000 | 73 42S | 173 15.5 E. | 2 killer |
2040 | 73 30S | 173 51 E | 2 whale |
2240 | 73 30 | 174 40 | 2 killer |
2320 | 73 30 | 174 40 | 1 killer |  
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[[margin note, written vertically, bottom to top]] For month No. & [[f?]]obs with precipitation 116 [/margin note]]

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15.XII.62
Dear Stummy, Here we are in Antarctica at McMurdo. A bright and sunny day; there are puddles of water, ice-edged to be sure in the streets (such as they are of volcanic ash largely; and no colder than a crisp winter day at home; maybe a little more crisp about [[strikethrough]] 17°[[/strikethrough]] [[insertion]] 15° [[/insertion]] this early a.m and now at 8p.m it is 18°, the same as at noon. We are in the "land of the mid-night sun. The sun is high in the heavans, and as bright as the clearest day at home at mid-day.
  Oh! yes from the shore as far out as you can see a sheet of snow covered ice over which the tractors plough back and forth hauling supplies from the ice - airfield where the planes land about 3 miles from the Station proper. /// Quite a place and honestly it doesn't feel as cold as the thermometer has it. We sleep two
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