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Flinders, Matthew, 1774 - 1814 (naval officer and hydrographer)


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Log book of the HMS Investigator, January 1803, 1803-01-07 - 1803-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 99r-106r
Scope and Contents

This is a continuation of the log book for the voyage, which is in three parts. The entries cover 7-31 January 1803 while the Investigator was in the Gulf of Carpentaria, at Groote Eylandt and travelling towards Cape Arnhem. Some observations of lunar distance are included.
For earlier sections of the log book, see also [RGO 14/64: 3r-50v] and [RGO 14/64: 52r-97v].

Dates: 1803-01-07 - 1803-01-31
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