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A Table of the Latitude and Longitudes of Wallis's Voyage.

A TABLE OF THE LATITUDES and the LONGITUDES West of LONDON, with the Variation of the Needle, at several Ports, and Situations at Sea, from Observations made on board his Majesty's Ship the DOLPHIN; and her Nautical Reckoning during the Voyage which she made round the World in the Years 1766, 1767, 1768, under the Command of Captain SAMUEL WALLIS.

NAMES of PLACES. Time when. Latitude in. Longitude supposed. Longitude observed by Dr. Masculine's Method. Variation.
  1766.        
Lizard August 22. 50° 0N. 5° 14W.   21° 0W.
Funchall Road, Madeira Sept. 8. 32 35 N. 18 0 W. 16° 40W. 14 10 W.
Port Praja, St. Jaga Sept. 24. 14 53 N. 23 50 W.   8 20 W.
Port Desire Dec. 8. 47 56 S. 67 20 W. 66 24 W. 23 15 E.
Cape Virgin Mary Dec. 17. 52 24 S. 70 4 W. 69 6 W. 23 0 E.
Point Possession Dec. 23. 52 30 S. 70 11 W. 69 50 W. 22 40 E.
Point Porpass Dec. 26. 53 8 S. 71 0 W. 71 30 W. 22 50 E.
Port Famine Dec 27. 53 43 S. 71 0 W. 71 32 W. 22 30 E.
  1767.        
Cape Froward Jan. 19. 54 3 S.     22 40 E.
Cape Holland Jan. 20. 53 58 S.     22 40 E.
Cape Gallant Jan. 23. 53 50 S.     22 40 E.
York Road Feb. 4. 53 40 S.     22 30 E.
Cape Quod Feb. 17. 53 33 S.     32 35 E.
Cape Notch March 4. 53 22 S.     23 0 E.
Cape Upright March 18. 53 5 S.     22 40 E.
Cape Pillar April 11. 52 46 S. 76 0 W.   23 0 E.
At Sea April 21. 42 30 S. 96 30 W. 95 46 W. 12 0 E.
At Sea May 4. 28 12 S. 99 0 W. 96 30 W. 6 0 E.
At Sea May 20. 21 0 S. 110 0 W. 106 47 W. 5 0 E.
At Sea May 23. 20 20 S. 116 54 W. 112 6 W. 5 0 E.
At Sea June 1. 20 38 S. 132 0 W. 127 45 W. 5 9 E.


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