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" ... which, during more than half the year, render the navigation from San Diego northward most unpleasant. In making the land, the only way to deal with them, is to feel your way into the coast with the lead during the daytime, as it frequently happens... "
General Examination of the Pacific Ocean - Page 45
by Charles Philippe de Kerhallet, Charles Henry Davis - 1861 - 212 pages
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 19

Naval art and science - 1850
...coast with the lead during the day time, as it frequently happens that a thick fog prevails at aea, while at the same time within a mile or two of the...desired change does take place. From San Francisco to Vancouver Island, From San Vrancisco northward to the Juan de Fuca Straits, the north-westerly are...
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Sailing Directions for the West Coast of North America: Embracing the Coasts ...

Pilot guides - 1853 - 232 pages
...the most -remarkable features of this coast first shows itself, viz., the frequent and dense fog», which, during more than half the year, render the...desired change does take place. FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO VANCOUVER ISLAND. — From San Francisco northward to Fuca Strait, the north-westerly are still...
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