Lieutenant McClintock had left a notice of his visit on the previous year on the same fragment, and protected it by a large cairn.
Noddy was called, and Captain McClintock spoke very kindly to him.
An example of the disregard of the natives for extreme cold made McClintock shiver with pity and anger.
"Looks as if the whole McClintock clan was on parade," he said.
As time is measured in America, McClintock's epoch is antiquity.
McClintock is always McClintock, he is always consistent, his style is always his own style.
Five days later McClintock came upon a boat which he found, from a note attached to it, that Hobson had already examined.
When McClintock wrote this interview he probably believed it was pathetic.
On top of it was a small cairn of stones built by Mr. McClintock the year before.
McClintock's thorough search of that region had been futile.
McClintock Mc·Clin·tock (mə-klĭn'tək, -tŏk'), Barbara. 1902-1992.
American genetic botanist. She won a 1983 Nobel Prize for discovering that genes are mobile within the chromosomes of a plant cell.
American geneticist who researched the chromosome theory of heredity and demonstrated how genes can control other genes and jump from chromosome to chromosome. These "jumping genes" were later called transposons. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine in 1983.