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Title Journal of James Colnett's voyage in the Rattler for whaling and discovery round Cape Horn into the Pacific Oceans
Author(s) Colnett, James
Section Section I: Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969
Date 1793-1794
Document Type Illustration, Manuscript, Diary, Map
Library British Library
Reference Add Mss 30369
Region South America, North America
Names James Colnett, Sir Philip Stephens
Places Latin America, Brazil (ff19, 23), Rio de Janeiro (ff23-23v), Falkland Islands (f40), Galapagos Islands (ff79-97v), California (ff138v-139, 150)
Topics maps, whaling, exploration, liat sea, trade, navigation, weather, Rattler, Board of the Admiralty, land survey, Introduction (ff5-11), map of the world showing course taken by the Rattler (f12), journal from England to Rio de Janeiro (ff13-23v), journal from Rio de Janeiro in search of the Isle Grande and Cape Horn (ff24-40), map of South America (f26), journal from Cape Horn to coast of Chile (ff42-69), map of coast of Chile (ff62v-63), journal from the Isles of St Felix and Ambrose to the Coast of Peru and the Galapagos Islands (ff70-97v), journal from the Galapagos Islands to Isles Plata and Cocos and coast of Peru (ff98-120), map of Gulf of Mexico (ff107v-108), map of Isle Cocos (f127), journal of coast of Mexico (ff121-149v, 185-192, 194-201), map of coast of California (ff138v-139), journal of coast of California (ff150-156v, 172-178), journal of coast of Panama (f193), map of Panama and Galapagos (ff199v-200), journal of Galapagos Islands (ff208v-242), map of Galapagos Islands (ff234v-235), map of Cape Horn (ff253v-254), remarks on doubling Cape Horn (ff255-256v), Journal from Cape Horn to St Helena (ff267v-273), Journal from St Helena to England (ff274-275v), natural history, sun fish (f93), whale (ff141-141v), transfer of plants and animals (f120v)