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17 October 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist.ce in
Miles
Lat.d in Long.d in West from
Greenwich
Bearings at Noon
Monday 17 South SE Varble SBWW 11 5° 17' 23° 47' Do N 5° 15' Dt 212 Leags

Variable Light Airs and calm. And clear weather. At past 1 PM took two distances of the & , the first of which gave the Longd 23° 45' 56" and the 2nd 23° 44' West, the difference being not quite two 2 Miles which shows how near to one another these observation can be made.


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