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27 July, 1769

 

On 27 July, 1769, James Cook wrote “At Noon the Peak of Bolabola [Bora Bora] bore N. 25° West and the North end of Otaha [Taha’a] N 80° West distant 3 Leagues”.

Joseph Banks wrote “Turn to leward all night and all day again, so much that at night Tupi [Motu-iti] is not in sight”.

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