RECORD: Darwin, C. R. Mr Sulivan. than in some the narrow channels between the smaller islands. [4.1836] CUL-DAR41.52 Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker (Darwin Online,

REVISION HISTORY: Transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker, corrections and editing by John van Wyhe 3.2011. RN1

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Mr Sulivan. than in some the narrow channels between the smaller islands, the stream was so rapid, with 4 or 5 ft deep, that the whole boat could scarcely pull against it. & he was afraid to wind the boat! —

It is clear from Mr Sulivan's sections that, no law with respect to windward & leeward. — Shape of lower mountain

[51 verso]

matter found out from lagoon have determined it. — Compare with Beechey.1

N.B. I see there are some notes about the Coral Isd in the scraps in the Portfolio.

1 Beechey 1831.

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