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June 13, 1926 : Albatross Camp (Base Camp) ; Mamberamo River

June 13th

This morning being Sunday, all hands slept late and a lazy morning was spent in trimming and landscaping beards so that Prince, who is official barber, had a busy time. In the {p. 123} afternoon it rained quite heavily so it resulted that we spent the greater part of the day in the house.

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