RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Geological diary: Attempt to find general inclination of the bottom of the sea off the coast of Patagonia. CUL-DAR34.112 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, edited by John van Wyhe (Darwin Online, http://darwin-online.org.uk/)
REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker 3.2011. RN1
NOTE: This document, part of the largest scientific document composed by Darwin during the voyage of the Beagle, is written mostly in ink. Marginal notes are here integrated into the text.
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Attempt to find general inclination of the bottom of the sea off the coast of Patagonia.
|miles from shore||0
|46 Lat good series||48||53||63|
|x. in the shoal water off B. Blanca||40||52|
|NB. — The 40-60 is clearly not right owing to the soundings being off C. Blanca. — off C. Corientes it would be between 30 & 40 — which would perhaps be too low: —
60 to 80 is best established
|45||63||57||61||62||? too little|
|N. Bay of St George 9 miles from shore 45|
|30 fathoms 30 miles from St. Mathias|
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