21st December 1768

Rio de Janeiro to Tierra del Fuego
Wind and weather Variable. Saw several black sheerwaters. Sounded twice this 24 Hours but found no ground with 90 fathoms. The Observed Latitude again ahead of the Log 16 miles. Wind variable; course South 42 degrees 45 minutes West; distance 90 miles; latitude 37 degrees 8 minutes South, longitude 48 degrees 30 minutes West.

Joseph Banks Journal
Foul wind and little of it.

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