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||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||31 May 1770
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||31. Went out this morn, the weather misty and rainy and fresh breeze. As we had found by experience that many sands and shoals lay off the coast a boat was sent ahead; at noon she made a signal for shoal water on which we came to an anchor; the boats sounded and found a Passage on which we proceeded and at night came to an anchor under the shelter of an Island in the midst of Innumerable Islands, rocks and shoals.