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

 Item
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

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

8 folio(s) (8 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

[Flinders, Matthew; Flinders, Samuel Ward]

Original geographic information

Arnhem Bay [subject]

Original geographic information

Australia [subject]

Original geographic information

Carpentaria, Gulf of [subject]

Original geographic information

Groote Eylandt [subject]

Finding aid date

2011-12-17 15:24:29+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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