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Where it was not burnt, there was plenty of grass, ferns like those of Europe, sorrel, and alléluia.
Three miles further the concour sous officier armée de l'air main land formed a point, and took the uncommon direction.
It then blew a fresh gale at south-west, with much sea running; we stretched south-west under close-reefed top-sails, to get under the lee of the southern land; and at eight o'clock, when the largest Althorp Isle bore.
Native inhabitants: Language and anatomical measurement.At eleven o'clock the anchor was dropped in 6 fathoms half a mile from Point Possession; and as I was doubtful of the master's success, I went in a boat, accompanied by lieutenant Flinders, to examine Oyster Harbour.This was surrounded by a good vegetable soil; and the number of plants, collected near it was greater than had before been found upon any one island.The chart of Mons.The variation from an amplitude, observed when the ship's head was south-eastward, was 2 50' east; but the compass being upon a stand out of its usual place, I cannot deduce the true variation, but took it to be; 4 40' east, nearly as found.A little before midnight, the wind having veered more to the east, we passed the Top-gallant Isles, and at noon next day monday 15 february 1802 were in the following situation: Latitude observed, 33 59' Longitude from bearings, 134 38 Top-gallant Isles, centre of the.The shore was low and sandy, but there was a ridge of hills behind it nearly similar to that on the west side of the gulph.Betwixt a sand-bank, called Canoe Key, which bore.There appeared to be three arms, or rivers, discharging themselves into this extensive basin.
Vincent, Golfe Josephine ; and so on along the whole coast to Cape Nuyts, not even the smallest island being left without some similar stamp of French discovery.* * The most remarkable passages on the subject are the following, under the title of Terre Napoléon.
At seven he discovered TWO-fold BAY; but unwilling to lose a fair wind, reserved the examination of it for his return.
Captain Bampton had followed the coast of New Guinea thus tenue remise des diplomes far, in the hope of finding a passage to the northward, between it and Louisiade; but the trending of the land so far to the east, and the difficulty of weathering it, from the current.There were in it fifteen Indians, black, and quite naked; and they made signs which were interpreted to be amicable.Azimuths taken at this time with three compasses on the binnacle, and the ship's head at south (magnetic gave the mean variation 1 12' east; but with the surveying compass alone it was 1 39' east, which is what I allowed in the survey.None of the small islands had been visited, no canoes were seen, nor was any tree found in the woods from which the bark had been taken for making one.But the British nation was then taking the lead in discovery; and the new and liberal principles upon which His Majesty, george III, ordered it to be prosecuted, was a sure indication that so considerable a part of the globe would not long escape attention.Coast northward to Cape Barrow: landing.The Nautilus's tents were pitched upon the borders of a run of fresh water, about one mile north of the anchorage; and a garden, which Captain Bishop made there, produced some tolerable vegetables.4 miles 4,2 -2,1 To the end of coal cliffs, and commencement of Hat-Hill beach; mostly a high shore, sometimes cliffy, with small beaches at intervals;.And the bearings from different stations in the port were conformable to this variation, except at Cape Donington, where, at a station on the north-western part, it appeared to be as much as 4 east.
A middle mount on the west side of the gulph, higher and further back than the one before set, was in sight from this anchorage; and the bearings taken were these: Middle back mount,.
The distance of the land proved to be more considerable than was expected; and there being a current setting southward we did not reach the shore until near three in the afternoon, when it was necessary to think of returning.
The passage between them is much contracted by shoal spits of sand which run out from each side; and it seemed doubtful, whether the water were deep enough in any part of the channel to admit a ship.