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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

provisions. Volunteers entered. Arrangement for the succeeding part of the voyage. French ships. Astronomical and nautical observations.221 to 239


CHAPTER XI.

Of the winds and currents on the south coast of Terra Australis, and in Bass' Strait. Uusual progress of the gales. Proper seasons for sailing eastward, and for going westward: best places of shelter in either case, with some instructions for the Strait. 240 to 251


APPENDIX.

Account of the observations by which the Longitudes of places on the north coast of Terra Australis have been settled. 255 to 269





IN THE SECOND VOLUME.




BOOK II.


TRANSACTIONS DURING THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF TERRA AUSTRALIS, FROM THE TIME OF LEAVING PORT JACKSON TO THE RETURN TO THAT PORT.




CHAPTER I.

Departure from Port Jackson, with the Lady Nelson. Examination of various parts of the East Coast, from thence to Sandy Cape. Break-sea Spit. Anchorage in Hervey's Bay, where the Lady Nelson joins after a separation. Some account of the inhabitants. Variations of the compass. Run to Bustard Bay. Port Curtis discovered, and examined. Some account of the surrounding country. Arrival in Keppel Bay, and examination of its branches, one of which leads into Port Curtis. Some account of the natives, and of the country round Keppel Bay. Astronomical and nautical observations. 1 to 32


CHAPTER II.

The Keppel Isles, and coast to Cape Manifold. A new port discovered and examined. Harvey's Isles. A new passage into Shoal-water Bay. View from Mount Westall. A boat lost. The upper parts of Shoal-water Bay examined. Some account of the country and inhabitants. General remarks on the bay. Astronomical and nautical observations. 33 to 52


CHAPTER III.
Departure from Shoal-water Bay, and anchorage in Thirsty Sound Magnetical obser-