A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY

CHAPTER VII

Book
II
1797
October
6th.

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, etc.


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.
Hazy weather.
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,

 

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