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" In working into this harbour the shore on the main may be approached within two cables' length. This is a fine place for making captive the great leviathan of the ocean, the right whale, great numbers of which strike on this part of the coast about the... "
The new sailing directory for the Ethiopic or southern Atlantic ocean - Page 423
by John Purdy - 1844 - 472 pages
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A Narrative of Four Voyages to the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean ...

Benjamin Morrell - Voyages and travels - 1832 - 492 pages
...avoid all dangers. In working into this harbour the shore on the main may be approached within two cables' length. This is a fine place for making captive...no difficulty in getting the dead whale alongside of the ship. Scalefish may be caught at the anchorage with hook and line ; or at thr bottom of the...
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A Narrative of Four Voyages: To the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean ...

Benjamin Morrell - Voyages and travels - 1832 - 492 pages
...convene here for the purposes of laying and incubation. The nesis of the gannets are formed like those of This is a fine place for making captive the great...no difficulty in getting the dead whale alongside of the ship. Sealefish may be caught at the anchorage with hook and line; or at the bottom of the bay...
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A Narrative of Four Voyages to the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean ...

Benjamin Morrell - Voyages and travels - 1832 - 492 pages
...into this harbour the shore on the main may be approached within two cables' length. • This is a fmc place for making captive the great leviathan of the...no difficulty in getting the dead whale alongside of the ship. Scalelish may be caught at the anchorage with hook and line ; or at tlto bottom of the...
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 13

Naval art and science - 1844
...avoid all dangers. In working into this harbour the shore on the main may be approached within two cables' length. This is a fine place for making captive...right whale, great numbers of which strike on this pail of the coast about the middle of June. They are in the habit of playing about the reefs of the...
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The Atlantic Navigator: Being a Nautical Description of the Coasts of France ...

Pilot guides - 1854 - 532 pages
...avoid all dangers. In working into this harbour, the shore on the main may be approached within two cables' length. This is a fine place for making captive...continental point before mentioned : and as the south wind prevails, there is no difficulty in getting the dead whale alongside of the ship. Scale-fish may be...
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A Sailing Directory for the Ethiopic Or South Atlantic Ocean, Including the ...

Alexander George Findlay - Pilot guides - 1867 - 691 pages
...cables' lengths. " This is a fine place for making captive the gi-eat leviathan of the ocean, the light whale, great numbers of which strike on this part...playing about the reefs of the island, and that which * According to Captain the late Sir James Athol Wood, RN, a dangerous shoal liée 11 miles off from...
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