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Abrolhos anchorage anchored appeared Australia bank Barrow's Island Beagle bearing Bentinck Island birds boats breeze Bynoe Cape Captain Grey Captain Wickham Champion Bay cliffs Coepang colour continent coral dark deep depth Depuch Island direction distance east eastern eastward entrance extending fathoms flat Flinders forming Grey Gulf Gulf of Carpentaria Gun Island half harbour head high water hills hour inlet islets kangaroo land low water mangroves morning mouth natives nearly neighbourhood night north-east northward observations party passed patches plain Point Pearce Port Darwin Port Essington Quoin Island Range Rat Island reach reef remarkable rocky round sand sandy seen shew ship shoal shore shot side soon soundings south-east south-west southward spear spot squalls stream Swan River three miles tide Timor tion trees Turtle valley Victoria Victoria River wallaby westerly westward whilst wind
עמוד 6 - The other rocks near it were of a fine-grained sandstone: a new feature in the geology of this part of the continent, which afforded us an appropriate opportunity of convincing an old shipmate and friend, that he still lived in our memory; and we accordingly named this sheet of water Port Darwin.
עמוד 530 - May is the month in which the winter weather fairly sets in, and it rarely happens that the middle of this month passes without the rains having commenced. This season seems to vary but little as to the time and manner of setting in — it is ushered in by blowing weather, from about NNE, the wind gradually veering round to the westward, as it increases in strength. The first of this weather usually lasts from a week to fourteen days ; then comes an interval of fine weather, generally of a fortnight's...
עמוד 172 - These savages of Australia, as we call them, who have adorned the rocks of Depuch Island with their drawings, have in one thing proved themselves superior to the Egyptian and the Etruscan, whose works have elicited so much admiration and afforded food to so many speculations — namely, there is not in them to be observed the slightest trace of indecency.