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Map of Matavai Bay and Point Venus (Tahiti), 1774-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/58: 105

Scope and Contents

The map also shows the reef surrounding Point Venus (DDD), the location of the observatory (O), and places where tide levels were recorded by Captain Cook, William Wales and William Bayly (A, B and C). Further details on the tide levels are provided in a reference table. A scale rule in furlongs is also provided.


  • Creation: 1774-04


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1 folio(s) (1 folio) : Paper

Language of Materials


Original geographic information

Matavai Baie de [subject]

Original geographic information

Tahiti [subject]

Finding aid date

2012-05-09 10:24:17+00:00

Repository Details

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