13th December 1768

Rio de Janeiro to Tierra del Fuego
First part Gentle breezes and Clear, remainder a Steady Gale. The weather a little hazey. Variation 8 degrees 23 minutes East. Wind North-East and North-North-East; course South 19 degrees 40 minutes West; distance 113 miles; latitude 28 degrees 0 minutes South, longitude 42 degrees 6 minutes West.

Joseph Banks Journal
Fair wind today likewise, at night a squall with thunder and lightning which made us hoist the Lightning chain.

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