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Streight of Magellan into the South Seas


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the Streight on Sunday the 17th of February, and quitted it on Tuesday the 9th of April. Wood and water are also to be procured almost at every anchoring-place beyond Fresh Water Bay. Our sufferings I impute wholly to our passing the Streight just as the sun approached the equinox, when, in this high latitude, the worst weather was to be expected; and indeed the weather we had was dreadful beyond all description.

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© Derived from Volume I of the London 1773 Edition: National Library of Australia call no. FERG 7243, page 85, 2004
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