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And successively performed by
COMMODORE BYROW And CAPTAIN COOK,

CAPTAIN CARTERET,
CAPTAIN WALLIS,

In the DOLPHIN, the SWALLOW, and the ENDEAVOUR:

DRAWN UP

From the JOURNALS which were kept by the several COMMANDERS,

And from the Papers of JOSEPH BANKS, Esq;
By JOHN HAWKES WORTH, LL.D.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

Hlustrated with CUTS, and a great Variety of CHARTS and MAPS relative to

Countries now first discovered, or hitherto but imperfectly known.

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L O N D ON:
Printed for W. STRAHAN; and T. CADELL in the Strand,

MDCC LXXIII,

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TO THE

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SIR,

AF

FTER the great improvements that

have been made in Navigation since the discovery of America, it may well be thought strange that a very considerable part of the globe on which we live should still have remained unknown ; that it should still have been the subject of speculation, whether a great portion of the Southern Hemisphere is land or water; and, even where land had been discovered, that

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neither

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