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Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the ...
William Edward Parry
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allow appeared August beach bearing became boat bottom breezes Cape Captain chronometers circumstances clear close cloudy coast considerable considered continued course covered determined direction distance Ditto drift eastward eight fathoms feet five floes formed four Fresh breezes Griper half heavy Hecla hill horizon hundred immediately inches increased inlet Island July June kind land latitude less Lieutenant light Light breezes longitude means miles Moderate months morning named navigation nearly necessary needle night noon North northward observed obtained occasion occurred officers passed pieces present probably quarter remained remarked round Sabine sail season seen seven ships shore side situation snow soon soundings southward strong sufficient surface taken temperature thermometer thick usual weather West westward whole wind Winter Harbour yards