17th March 1769

Cape Horn to Tahiti
Little wind and fine Pleasant weather. Variation, p.m. 3 degrees 27 minutes East. Wind, South-East by South; course, North 20 degrees West; distance, 55 miles; latitude 28 degrees 30 minutes South, longitude 127 degrees 29 minutes West. 

Joseph Banks Journal
Most of this day as yesterday almost calm, at night a small breeze came on from ENE so that the ship went 4 knotts.

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