National Geographic : 1940 Jul
To Cape York, Northwest Greenland, the Morrissey Came to Honor Admiral Robert E.Peary Up the slopes of this glacier all material used in the monument to the discoverer of the North Pole was carried five miles tothe top (upper right), 1,575 feet above sea level (page 124). The cement, lumber, and two-and-one-half-ton metal cap were landed on the beach atleft, loaded on sledges and snaked bypower of a small engine to the edge of the ice, then hauled to the site by dog teams. Stone was quarried near by, butsand had tobeobtained from astream six miles away. The monument was unveiled by Peary's daughter, Marie Peary Stafford, who was born in Greenland.