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Language : With some Reasons agains the Existence of a Southern Continent.


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The Run from New Zealand to Botany Bay, on the East Coast of New

Holland, now called New South Wales; various Incidents that happened there; with some Account of the Country and its Inhabitants.



The Range from Botany Bay to Trinity Bay; with a farther Account of the Country, its Inhabitants, and Productions,



Dangerous Situation of the Ship in her Course from Trinity Bay to Endeavour River.



Transactions while the Ship was refitting in Endeavour River : A

Description of the adjacent Country, its Inhabitants, and Praductions.

153 c H A P. v. Departure from Endeavour River ; a particular Description of the

Harbour there, in which the Ship was refitted, the adjacent Country, and several Islands near the Coast : The Range from Endeavour River to the Northern Extremity of the Country, and the Dangers of that Navigation



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Range from Cape Turnagain southward along the eastern

Coast of Poenammooz round Cape South, and back to the
western Entrance of Cook's Streight, which completed
the Circumnavigation of this Country; with a Description
of the Coast, and of Admiralty Bay: The Departure
from New Zealand; and various Particulars.

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T four o'clock in the afternoon of Friday the gth of Fe- 1770.

February bruary, having tacked, we stood S. W. and continued

Friday 9. to make fail to the southward till sunset on the rith, when

Sunday 12.' a fresh breeze at N. E. had carried us back again the length of Cape Palliser, of which as the weather was clear we had a good view. Between the foot of the high land and the sea · there is a low flat border, off which there are some rocks that appear above water. Between this Cape and Cape Turnagain, the land near the shore is, in many places, low and flat, and has a green and pleasant appearance; but farther from the sea it rises into hills. The land between



1770. February

Sunday 11.

Monday 12.

Tueday 13

Wednes. i 4.

Cape Palliser and Cape Tierawitte is high and makes in table-points; it also seemed to us to form two bays, but we were at roo great a distance from this part of the coast, to judge accurately from appearances. The wind having been variable, with calms, we had advanced no farther by the 12th at noon than latitude 41° 52', Cape Palliser then bearing north, distant about five leagues ; and the snowy mountain S. 83 W.

At noon on the 13th, we found ourselves in the latitude of 42° 2' S.; Cape Palliser bearing N. 20 E. diftant eight leagues. In the afternoon, a fresh gale sprung up at N. E. and we steered S. W. by W. for the southermost land in sight, which at sunset bore from us S. 74 W. At this time the variation was 15° 4' E.

At eight o'clock in the morning of the 14th, having run one and twenty leagues S. 58 W. since the preceding noon, it fell calm. We were then abreast of the snowy mountain which bore from us N. W. and in this direction lay behind a mountainous ridge of nearly the same height, which rises directly from the sea, and runs parallel with the shore, which lies N. E. N. and S. W.; S. The north west end of the ridge rises inland, not far from Cape Campbell; and both the mountain and the ridge are distinctly seen as well from Cape Koamaroo as Cape Palliser : from Koamaroo they are distant two and twenty leagues S. W. S.; and from Cape Palliser thirty leagues W. S. W.; and are of a height sufficient to be seen at a much greater distance. At noon this day, we were in latitude 42° 34' S. The southermost land in fight bore S. W.; W.; and some low land that appeared like an island, and lay close under the foot of the ridge, bore N. W. by N. about five or fix leagues.

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