Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By the Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During the Years 1846-1850. eBook

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North point of Lagoon Bay, Port Dalrymple :  4 24 56 :  W :  146 49 51 : 
None observed :  — :  -.

North Solitary Island :  2 10 35 :  E :  153 25 22 :  29 56 8 :  Sextant : 
C.B.Y.

Moreton Island watering-place, North-west end :  2 9 28 :  E :  153 24 15 :  27 5 44 :  Sea horizon Circle and Az.  Alt. :  O.S.

Observation spot, West side Facing Island, Port Curtis :  0 8 36 :  E :  151 23 23 :  23 51 45 :  Az. and Alt. and Sextant :  O.S., C.B.Y. and J.D.

Port Molle, near Sandy Bay, East side of harbour :  2 21 53 :  W :  148 52 54 :  20 19 48 :  Az. and Alt. :  O.S.

Cape Upstart, Sandy Bay near Cape :  3 27 37 :  W :  147 47 10 :  19 42 3 :  Az. and Alt. :  O.S.

Mound Islet, Rockingham Bay :  5 3 27 :  W :  146 11 20 :  17 55 25 :  Circle : O.S.

Fitzroy Island beach, West side :  5 13 27 :  W :  146 1 20 :  16 55 57 :  Circle :  O.S.

East Hope Island, beach on West side :  5 44 52 :  W :  145 29 55 :  15 43 45 : Circle :  O.S.

Lizard Island, sandy beach West side :  5 44 45 :  W :  145 30 2 :  14 39 56 : Circle :  O.S.

West Pipon Island, South-west side :  6 40 59 :  W :  144 33 48 :  14 7 9 :  Circle :  O.S.

C reef dry sand, off Restoration Island :  7 42 24 :  W :  143 32 23 :  12 34 50 :  Az.  Alt. :  W.H.O.

Sextant Rock, Evans Bay, Cape York :  8 41 33 :  W :  142 33 14 :  10 41 31 :  Az.  Alt. :  W.H.O.

Port Essington, Government House :  19 5 23 :  W :  132 9 24 :  11 22 2 :  Az.  Alt. :  W.H.O.

Booby Island :  9 19 51 :  W :  141 54 56 :  10 35 56 :  delta n :  -.

Bramble Cay :  7 21 23 :  W :  143 53 24 :  9 8 38 :  Az.  Alt. :  W.H.O.

Pariwara Island (North side) Redscar Bay :  5 9 25 :  W :  146 5 22 :  9 14 25 :  Az.  Alt. :  W.H.O.

Middle Duchateau Island :  1 7 50 :  E :  152 22 37 :  11 16 51 :  Circle :  O.S.

Number 1 Observation Reef, Coral Haven, Louisiade :  2 4 48 :  E :  153 19 35 :  11 18 39 :  Circle :  O.S.

Kairaro Island, Bay of Islands, New Zealand :  22 54 40 :  E :  174 9 27 :  35 16 0 :  Sextant. :  W.H.O.

Chaplain’s House, Stanley, East Falkland :  150 57 49 :  E :  57 47 24 :  51 41 19 :  Az.  Alt. :  W.H.O.

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APPENDIX 3.

OBSERVATIONS OF THE MEAN MAGNETIC INCLINATION, MADE ON SHORE IN THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S.  RATTLESNAKE, BY LIEUTENANT J. DAYMAN, R.N.

INSTRUMENTS EMPLOYED:  ROBINSON’S 6-INCH INCLINOMETER; FOX’S DIPPING APPARATUS.

The following tables contain the absolute determinations of the magnetic inclination and declination made in the Voyage of H.M.S.  Rattlesnake on shore.  A very large series made almost daily at sea with Fox’s instrument and the Azimuth Compass require several corrections before they are fit for publication.

In degrees, minutes and seconds.

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