A Directory for the Navigation of the Indian Ocean: With Descriptions of Its Coasts, Islands, Etc., from Cape of Good Hope to the Strait of Sunda and Western Australia, Including Also the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; the Winds, Monsoons, and Currents, and the Passages from Europe to Its Various Ports
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