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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

landing on it. Circumnavigation of Groote Eylandt. Specimens of native art at Chasm Island. Anchorage in North west Bay, Groote Eylandt 5 with remarks and nautical observations. Blue-mud Bay. Skirmish with the natives. Cape Shield. Mount Grindall. Coast to Caledon Bay. Occurrences in that hay, with remarks on the country and inhabitants. Astronomical and nautical observations. 177 to 218


CHAPTER IX.

Departure from Caledon Bay. Cape Arnhem. Melville Bay. Cape Wilberforce, and Bromby's Isles. The English Company's Islands: meeting there with vessels from Macassar. Arnhem Bay. The Wessel's Islands. Further examination of the North Coast 219 to 259


CHAPTER X.

Departure from Timor. Search made for the Trial Rocks. Anchorage in Goose-Island Bay. Interment of the boatswain, and sickly state of the ship's company. Escape from the bay, and passage through Bass' Strait. Arrival at Port Jackson. Losses in men. Survey and condemnation of the ship. Plans for continuing the survey; but preparation finally made for returning to England. State of the colony at Port Jackson.260 to 281


CHAPTER XI.

Of the winds, currents, and navigation along the east coast of Terra Australia, both without and within the tropic; also on the north coast. Directions for sailing from Port Jackson, through Torres' Strait, towards India or the Cape of Good Hope. Advantages of this passage over that round New Guinea. 282 to 294





BOOK III

OCCURRENCES FROM THE TIME OF QUITTING PORT JACKSON IN 1803, TO ARRIVING IN ENGLAND IN 1810.




CHAPTER I.

Departure from Port Jackson in, the Porpoise, accompanied by the Bridgewater and Cato. The Cato's Bank. Shipwreck of the Porpoise and Cato in the night. The crews get on a sand bank; where they are left by the Bridgewater. Provisions saved. Regulations on the bank. Measures adopted for getiing back to Port Jackson. Description of Wreck-Reef Bank. Remarks on the loss of M. de laPérouse.295 to 314