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A journal of the situation of HMS Providence at noon during her late voyage on discoveries, 1795-10-11 - 1797-05-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 139-145

Scope and Contents

As shown by the log, by Mr Earnshaw's three timekeepers, by Mr Arnold's two timekeepers, and also by lunar observations. The journal includes a summary of the latitudes and longitudes of 'most of the remarkable places seen in the voyage' [RGO 14/68: 145v].

Dates

  • 1795-10-11 - 1797-05-16

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

6 folio(s) (6 ff.) : Paper

Language of Materials

English

Originator(s)

Crosley, John

Original geographic information

Australia [subject]

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Brazil [subject]

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Hawaiian Islands [subject]

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Isle of Wight [subject]

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Japan [subject]

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Plymouth Sound [subject]

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Tasmania [subject]

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Tenerife [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-07-17 17:15:54+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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