Off the island of Tzima, Situated between the Coasts of Corea and
Japan. - Arrival at Chosan on the Corean Coast. - Description of its Harbour
- Inhabitants - Soil - Cultivation - Produce, etc.-
Anxiety of the Natives for our Departure. - Observations for Longitude,
FRESH breezes and fair weather, but the fame haze
still remained. We could just discern the high land to the N. W, and at
6h. the extremes of the Corean coast extended from N. to N. 75° W.
seven or eight leagues. More land appeared to the S. W., when we stood
to the S. E. during the night.
Moderate weather: stood in shore.
Saw the land to the N.W. At noon the coast extended from N. to N. 40°
W. seven leagues, and from S. 26° W. to S. 36° W.
Fresh breezes and pleasant weather.
Fresh breezes and hazy weather; as we approached the shore we found
the lands Jet at noon were connected, forming between the points an extensive
bay. At sunset we tacked in the bay,