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Log entries for February, 1774-02-01 - 1774-02-28

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 86-93

Scope and Contents

Daily log entries covering the Resolution’s second Antarctic sweep. Wales includes observations on weather conditions and sightings of seabirds. On 5 February he records the occurrence of a large water spout at sea [RGO 14/58: 87]. In an entry for 15 February he observes that ‘It is a little remarkable that in all our track to the Southward this year we have never once seen the least glimpse of the Southern Lights’ [RGO 14/58: 89v].

Dates

  • 1774-02-01 - 1774-02-28

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Extent

7 folio(s) (7 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Original geographic information

Antarctica [subject]

Original geographic information

Southern Ocean [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-05-09 10:11:12+00:00

Repository Details

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