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Entries for March, 1773-03-01 - 1773-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 54r-61r
Scope and Contents Daily entries covering the voyage along the south and east coasts of Tasmania. On 1 March Bayly records his difficulties taking observations of lunar distance due to the roughness of the sea. The log entries include a description of the topography and coastline of Van Diemen’s Land [Tasmania] which they sighted on 9 March [RGO 14/56: 56r]. Detailed entries for 10-13 March record astronomical observations Bayly took while the ship was anchored in Adventure Bay, along with descriptions of the...
Dates: 1773-03-01 - 1773-03-31
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