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19 August, 1769

 

On 19 August, 1769, James Cook wrote “the SW swell still continues from which I conclude that there is no land near us in that quarter”.

Joseph Banks wrote “Weather and swell much as yesterday; some of our people tell me that they have seen Albatrosses both yesterday and the day before”.

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