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" It is in this very latitude where we now were, that geographers have placed the pretended strait of Juan de Fuca. But we saw nothing like it; nor is there the least probability that ever any such thing existed. "
History of the State of Washington - Page 24
by Edmond Stephen Meany - 1909 - 406 pages
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th ..., Volume 16

Robert Kerr - 1815
...moderate and pretty equal height, well covered with wood, and had a very pleasant and fertile appearance. It is in this very latitude where we now were, that...least probability that ever any such thing existed.' I stood off to the southward till midnight, when I tacked, and steered to the NW with a gentle breeze...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged in ...

General history - 1814
...moderate and pretty equal height, well covered with wood, and had a very pleasant and fertile appearance. It is in this very latitude where we now were, that...strait of Juan de Fuca. But we saw nothing like it; nor ig there the least probability that ever any such thing existed.' I stood off to the southward till...
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Volume 16

Robert Kerr - Travel - 1824
...moderate and pretty equal height, well covered with wood, and had a very pleasant and fertile appearance. It is in this very latitude where we now were, that...strait of Juan de Fuca. But we saw nothing like it; nor it there the least probability that ever any such thing existed.' I stood off to the southward till...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 2

James Cook - Voyages and travels - 1842
...moderate and pretty equal height, well covered with wood, and had a very pleasant and fertile appearance. It is in this very latitude where we now were, that...have placed the pretended strait of Juan de Fuca. AA'e saw nothing like it ; nor is there the least probability that ever any such thing existedJ. I...
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The Voyages of Captain James Cook, Volume 2

James Cook - Voyages and travels - 1842
...very latitude where we now were, that geographers have placed the pretended strait of Juan de Fuca. We saw nothing like it ; nor is there the least probability that ever any such thing existed*. I stood off to the southward till night, when I tacked and steered to the north-west, with * In our...
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The Oregon Territory: a geographical account of that country and its ...

Charles Grenfell Nicolay - Northwest, Pacific - 1846 - 226 pages
...examine and refit his vessels. In passing Cape Flattery, he remarks, " it is in this very latitude that geographers have placed the pretended Strait...least probability that ever any such thing existed." From this point the discoveries of Cook established the fact of there being no opening into the North...
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A directory for the navigation of the Pacific ocean

Alexander George Findlay - Transportation - 1851 - 1388 pages
...moderate and pretty equal height, well covered with wood, and had a very fertile and pleasant appearance. It is in this very latitude where we now were, that...least probability that ever any such thing existed."* The great commander was obliged to stand off the coast for the night, but a hard gale obliged him to...
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A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean: With Descriptions of ...

Alexander G. Findlay - Atmospheric circulation - 1851
...moderate and pretty equal height, well covered with wood, and had a very fertile and pleasant appearance. It is in this very latitude where we now were, that geographers have placed the pretended Strait of Jnan de Fuca. But we saw nothing like it, nor is there the least probability that ever any such thing...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Dec. 4, 1843-June ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1861
...Fuca, was in full view, and but a few miles distant. Hear what he says in relation to the strait: " It is in this very latitude where we now were that...nothing like it; nor is there the least probability that any such tiiing ever existed."—Cook's Third Voyage, vol. 2, p. 263. Now, however, Great Britam claims...
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: Dec. 4, 1843-June ...

United States. Congress, Thomas Hart Benton - Law - 1861
...Fuca, was in full view, and but a few miles distant. Hear what he says in relation to the strait : " It is in this very latitude where we now were that...placed the pretended Strait of Juan de Fuca. But we Haw nothing like it ; nor is there the least probability that any such thing ever existed." — Cook's...
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