A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17

Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time

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Author: Robert Kerr
Published: 1816
Language: English
Wordcount: 221,073 / 624 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.2
LoC Categories: D, G, V
Downloads: 578
Added to site: 2005.10.17
mnybks.net#: 10692
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: History
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e voyages derived from his power, in whatever could extend their utility, or promote their success; for the zeal with which he seconded the views of that great navigator; and, if I may be allowed to add the voice of private gratitude, for the generous protection, which, since the death of their unfortunate commander, he has afforded all the officers that served under him.

Owhyhee, the easternmost, and by much the largest of these islands, is of a triangular shape, and nearly equilateral. The angular points make the north, east, and south extremities, of which the northern is in latitude 20 17' N., longitude 204 02' E.; the eastern in latitude 19 34' N., longitude 205 06' E.; and the southern extremity in latitude 18 54' N., longitude 204 15' E. Its greatest length, which lies in a direction nearly north and south, is 23-1/2 leagues; its breadth is 24 leagues; and it is about 255 geographical, or 293 English miles in circumference. The whole island is divided into six large districts; Amakooa and Ahee

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