- an island in Davis Strait, off the W coast of Greenland: extensive coal deposits
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"Guess 'twould be 'baout's well to git daown to the wharf," said Disko.
"Let 'em go," said Disko, though no one had hinted at picking them up.
"Got Jason aboard here," Disko answered, but his voice quavered.
This shouted towards the hatch, where Disko and Tom Platt were salting.
At this the skipper danced on the bridge and said something about Disko's own eyes.