Makula Gau's feet being thawed out in warm water. Note the purple mottling of the frostbitten toes. The black plastic film in the bottom of the bath is a thermometer and the Xes on his feet are to mark the "pedal" pulse points, so that his circulation can be checked periodically. He is still at Camp II.

Photo: Frank Fischbeck, using Ken Kamler's camera

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