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Table of the Variation of the Compass


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Table of the Variation of the Compass (continued)

A TABLE of the VARIATION of the COMPASS, &c. continued.
TIME. Latitude in at Noon. Longitude in at Noon from London. Variation. REMARKS.
  1769.   South. East. West.  
Jan. 15. P.M. 21° 04 3° 54 16° 31 From the Cape to the Island of St. Helena.
  18. P.M. 17 05 0 10 14 38  
        West.    
  19. P.M. 16 06 1 38 13 46  
  25. P.M. 14 22 7 04 12 30  
  26. P.M. 12 54 8 05 11 47 From the Island St. Helena to the Island of Ascension.
  27. P.M. 11 36 9 25 11 40  
  28. P.M. 10 26 10 36 10 46  
Feb. 2. P.M. 6 45 14 42 9 34  
  3. P.M. 5 04 15 45 9 04  
  4. A.M. 3 26 16 49 9 10  
  5. P.M. 2 01 17 34 8 58  
  6. P.M. 0 20 18 27 8 32  
      North.      
  7. P.M. 0 58 19 24 8 37  
  8. A.M. 1 56 20 16 8 25  
  10. P.M. 2 39 28 58 7 21  
  15. P.M. 6 38 32 40 4 35 From the Island of Ascension to England.
  16. P.M. 8 03 24 18 6 09  
  19. P.M. 12 06 24 34 6 48  
  21. P.M. 14 39 27 15 6 12  
  26. A.M. 23 54 28 15 6 00  
March 3. P.M. 32 33 23 35 13 26  
  4. A.M. 34 02 22 32 13 43  
  5. P.M. 35 30 21 56 14 53  
  6. A.M. 36 46 21 23 15 15  
    P.M. -- -- -- -- 14 58  
Between the Islands of Tercera and St. Michael 13 36  
  28. P.M. 39 09 19 02 16 46  

N.B. The ill sailing of the Swallow prevented me from getting a sufficient number of Soundings to make a separate Table.

END OF THE FIRST VOLUME.


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