Day 52 – 2nd of June?

Two more of the spheres along the plain, not nearly so perfect as the first one. One, in fact, looked positively ancient and worn away by the intense forces of this awful place. They were not laid out with any pattern that I could see either. But I am not giving up hope. Perhaps they serve some strange Russian purpose and have been maintained here for decades. The maps did, after all, go down with the ship. I may not be near Franz Josef Land at all but some other islands further south.

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