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20 October 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Course Dist.ce in
Miles
Lat.d in Long.d in West from
Greenwich
Bearings at Noon
Thursday 20 Do S 52° W. 48 3° 16' 26° 20' Do N 18° 30' E Dt 270 L:

Gentle gale and clear weather. At a little before 5 PM had an observation of the Sun and Moon which gave the Longd 25° 46' West from Greenwch which is more westerly than that by account carried on from the last observations, and the observed Latd being again to the northward of account shews that there must be a current seting between the Nth and West.


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