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Endeavour journal, 28 February 1769 (Series 03.185)

Notes: Page header reads: 'Standing to the Westward'
Author: Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
Date: 28 February 1769
Series title: Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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Transcript: 28. Weather fine with a pleasant breeze. In the evening a great many Porpoises of a very large size came about the ship; they differ'd from any I have seen before in being very much larger, in having their back fins a great deall higher in proportion, and in every one having a white spot on each side of his face as large as the crown of a hat but of an oval shape.