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8 October 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist.ce in
Miles
Latitude in Long.d in West from
Greenwich
Bearings at Noon
Saturday 8 NEBN to ESE SBE 78 8° 25' 22° 4' Do N. 1° 45 E Dt 152 Ls

First part, light airs and clear weather, middle Squally, with Thunder and Lightning all round ^ the compass Latter part Moderate breeze and clear weather. Had several Azimuths both in the evening and morning, which gave the variation 8° 30' West. At Noon found by observation that the Ship had outrun the Logg 20 Miles, a proof that there is a current seting to the Southward.



Concepts in South Seas Companion: azimuth
Cultural Artefacts in South Seas Companion: log (nautical)

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