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Determination of latitude and longitude of places seen during the voyage, 1795-03 - 1796-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 169v-175r

Scope and Contents

Places mentioned (in order of occurrence) are: Sancta Cruz Bay in the island of Tenerife; the island of St Anthony; the island of Trinidada [Trindade, Brazil]; Cape Frio on the coast of Brazil; Sugar Loaf Rock at the entrance to the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; Goff’s Island; Swilly Island off the south cape of Van Diemen’s land [Tasmania]; a small cove near Rocky Head, Typa, near Macao [Macau]; Wymoa Bay, Island of Atooi [Waimea Bay, Kauai]; Bird Island; the entrance of Port [Namou] in the island of Japan; the south east point of the island of Insu; the watering place at Volcano Bay on the island of Insu; Spanberg’s Island [Kuril Islands]; White Point Island off Japan; Sancta Cruz Bay, Tenerife; the island of St Anthony; the island of Trinidada; Cape Frio on the coast of Brazil; the island of Enchados in the harbour of Rio de Janeiro; and Sugar Loaf Rock at the entrance of the harbour of Rio de Janeiro.

Dates

  • 1795-03 - 1796-11

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

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

Language of Materials

English

Original geographic information

Frio, Cabo [subject]

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Goff Island [subject]

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Japan [subject]

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Kuril’skiye Ostrova [subject]

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Macau [subject]

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Pão de Açúcar [subject]

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Rio de Janeiro [subject]

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Tasmania [subject]

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Tenerife [subject]

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Trindade [subject]

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Waimea Bay [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-13 11:24:08+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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