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5 September 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Distce in Miles Latd in Longd in West from Greenwich Bearings at Noon
Monday 5 Do NW Calm         Cape Finister SBE 4 Leag:s

Light breeze and calms all these 24 hours. At 2 pm had an Observation of the Sun and Moon which gave the Longd 8 42' West from greenwich. At 6 Cape Finister bore SBW½W Dist 6 Leagues. Variation of the compass p.r Az.th 18 42' West. At Noon Cape Finister SBE Distant 4 leagues. Latd Observ'd 43° 4', therefore Cape Finister must lay in Latd 42 53' North.


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