||Page header reads: 'To the Cape of Good Hope'
||Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820
||8 March 1771
||Series 03: The Endeavour journal of Joseph Banks, 25 August 1768 - 12 July 1771
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||8. Calmish. Many Birds were observd such as Albatrosses, black and grey Shearwaters cheifly setting upon the water. The surface was pretty thickly strewd with the substance that I have before often mentiond under the name of Sea Saw dust; the sea water likewise emitted a strong smell like that of Seaweeds rotting on the shore.