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10 September 1770

Monday 10th Light Airs Easterly, except in the morning when we had it at North - At Sun set found the Variation to be 0°..2' West, at the same time saw, or thought we saw very high Land bearing NW and in the Morning saw the same appearences of Land in the same quarter which left us no room to doubt but what it was Land, and must be either the Island of Timor land or Timor, but which of the two I cannot as yet determine - At Noon we were by observation in the Latitude of 10°..1' St which was 15 Miles to the Southward of that given by the Log - Longitude in pr observation 233°..27' West —


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