||Page header reads: 'Cape upstart'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||5 June 1770
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||5. Land near the sea very low and flat behind which the hills rose: in the countrey very little appearance of fertility however either on one or the other: at noon one large fire was seen. Several Cuttle bones and 2 Sea Snakes swam past the ship. In the Even the Thermometer was at 74 and the air felt to us hotter than we have felt it on the coast before. Many Clouds of a thin scum lay floating upon the water the same as we have before seen off Rio de Janiero; some few flying fish also.