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mals described. Dimensions of one of

them. Cape Lisburne. Fruitless Attempt

to get through the Ice at a Distance from

the Coast. Observations on the Forma-

tion of this Ice. Arrival on the Coast of

Asia. Cape North. The Prosecution of

the Voyage deferred to the ensuing Year, 338

Sect. X. Return from Cape North, along the Coast of

Asia. Views of the Country. Burney's

Island. Cape Serdze Kamen, the North-

ern Limit of Beering's Voyage. Pass the

East Cape of Asia. Description and Si-

tuation of it. Observations on Muller,

The Tschutski. Bay of Saint Laurence.

Two other Bays, and Habitations of the

Natives. Beering's Cape Tschukotskoi.

Beering's Position of this Coast accurate.

Island of Saint Laurence. Pass to the

American Coast. Cape Derby.

Head. Cape Denbigh, on a Peninsula.

Besborough Island. Wood and Water

procured. Visits from the Natives. Their

Persons and Habitations. Produce of the

Country. Marks that the Peninsula had

formerly been surrounded by the Sea.

Lieutenant King's Report. Norton Sound.

Lunar Observations there. Stæhlin's Map

proved to be erroneous. Plan of future

Operations,

353

XI. Discoveries after leaving Norton Sound.

Stuart's Island, Cape Stephens. Point

Shallow-Water. Shoals on the American

Coast. Clerke's Island. Gore's Island,

Pinnacle Island. Arrival at Oonalashka.

Intercourse with the Natives and Russian

Traders. Charts of the Russian Disco-

veries, communicated by Mr Ismyloff.

Their Errors pointed out. Situation of the

Islands visited by the Russians. Account

of their Settlement at Oonalashka. Of the

Natives of the Island. Their Persons.

Dress. Ornaments. Food. Houses and

domestic Utensils. Manufactures. Man-

ner of producing Fire, Canoes. Fishing

and Hunting Implements. Fishes, and

Sea Animals. Sea and Water Fowls, and

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Land Birds. Land Animals and Vegeta-

bles. Manner of burying the Dead. Re-

semblance of the Natives on this Side oto

America to the Greenlanders and Esqui-

maux. T'ides. Observations for determi.

ning the Longitude of Oonalashka

369

Secr. XII. Departure from Oonalashka, and future

Views. The Island Amoghta. Situation

of a remarkable Rock. Strait between

Oonalasbka and Oonella repassed. Pro-

gress to the South. Melancholy Accident

on board the Discovery. Mowee, one of the

Sandwich Islands, discovered. Intercourse

with the Natives. Visit from Terreeoboo.

Another Island, called Owhyhee, disco-

vered. The Ships ply to Windward to get

round it. An Eclipse of the Moon ob-

served. The Crew refuse to drink Sugar-

cane Beer. Cordage deficient in Strength.

Commendation of the Natives of Owhy-

hee. The Resolution gets to Windward of

the Island. Her Progress down the South-

East Coast. Views of the Country, and

- Visits from the Natives. The Discovery

joins. Slow Progress Westward. Kara-

kakooa Bay examined by Mr Bligh. Vast

Concourse of the Natives. The Ships an-

chor in the Bay,

402

CHAP. V. Captain King's Journal of the Transactions on

Returning to the Sandwich Islands,

421

Seer. I. Description of Karakakooa Bay. Vast Con-

course of the Natives. Power of the

Chiefs over the Inferior People. Visit

from Koah, a Priest and Warrior. The

Morai at Kakooa described. Ceremonies

at the Landing of Captain Cook. Obser-

vatories erected. Powerful Operation of

the Taboo. Method of Salting Pork in

Tropical Climates. Society of Priests dis-

covered. Their Hospitality and Munifi-

cence. Reception of Captain Cook. Ar-

tifice of Koah.' Arrival of Terreeoboo,

King of the Island. Returned by Captain
Cook,

ib.

II. Farther Account of Transactions with the

Natives. Their Hospitality. Propensity

Suspiciod in a Galand. The Cook

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to Theft. Description of a Boxing Match.
Death of one of our Seamen. Behaviour
of the Priests at his Funeral. The Wood
Work and Images on the Morai purchased.

The Natives inquisitive about our Depar-
ture. Their Opinion about the Design, of
our Voyage. Magnificent Presents of
Terreeoboo to Captain Cook. The Ships
leave the Island. The Resolution da-

maged in a Gale, and obliged to return, 434
Secr. III. Suspicious Behaviour of the Natives, on our

Return to Karakakooa Bay. Theft on
Board the Discovery, and its Consequen-
ces. The Pinnace attacked, and the Crew
obliged to quit her. Captain Cook's Ob-
servations on the Occasion. Attempt at
the Observatory. The Cutter of the Dis-
covery stolen. Measures taken by Cap-
tain Cook for its Recovery. Goes on
Shore to invite the King on Board. The
King being stopped by his wife and the
Chiefs, a Contest arises. News arrives of
one of the Chiefs being killed by one of
our People. Ferment on this Occasion,
One of the Chiefs threatens Captain Cook,
and is shot by him. General Attack by
the Natives. Death of Captain Cook.
Account of the Captain's Services, and a

Sketch of his Character, ... , 446
IV. Transactions at Owhyhee subsequent to the

Death of Captain Cook. Gallant Behavi.
our of the Lieutenant of Marines. Dan-
gerous Situation of the Party at the Mo-
rai. Bravery of one of the Natives. Con.
sultation respecting future Measures. De
mand of the Body of Captain Cook. Eva.
sive and insidious Conduct of Koah and
the Chiefs. Insolent Behaviour of the
Natives. Promotion of Officers. Arrival
of two Priests with Part of the Body. Ex-
traordinary Behaviour of two Boys. Burn-
ing of the Village of Kakooa. Unfortu-
nate Destruction of the Dwellings of the
Priests. Recovery of the Bones of Cap-
tain Cook. Departure from Karakakooa
Bay, · ·

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Page. to Theft. Description of a Boxing Match. Death of one of our Seamen Behaviour of the Priests at his Funeral. The Wood Work and Images on the Morai purchased. The Natives inquisitive about our Departure. Their Opinion about the Design of our Voyage. Magnificent Presents of Terreeoboo to Captain Cook. The Ships leave the Island. The Resolution da

maged in a Gale, and obliged to return, 434 Sect. III. Suspicious Behaviour of the Natives, on our

Return to Karakakooa Bay. Theft on
Board the Discovery, and its Consequen.
ces. The Pinnace attacked, and the Crew
obliged to quit her. Captain Cook's Ob-
servations on the Occasion. Attempt at
the Observatory. The Cutter of the Dis-
covery stolen. Measures taken by Cap-
tain Cook for its Recovery. Goes on
Shore to invite the King on Board. The
King being stopped by his wife and the
Chiefs, a Contest arises. News arrives of
one of the Chiefs being killed by one of
our People. Ferment on this Occasion.
One of the Chiefs threatens Captain Cook,
and is shot by him. General Attack by
the Natives. Death of Captain Cook.
Account of the Captain's Services, and a
Sketch of his Character,

446 IV. Transactions at Owhyhee subsequent to the

Death of Captain Cook. Gallant Behavi-
our of the Lieutenant of Marines. Dan-
gerous Situation of the Party at the Mo-
rai. Bravery of one of the Natives. Con-
sultation respecting future Measures. De-
mand of the Body of Captain Cook. Eva-
sive and insidious Conduct of Koah and
the Chiefs. Insolent Behaviour of the
Natives. Promotion of Officers. Arrival
of two Priests with Part of the Body. Ex-
traordinary Behaviour of two Boys. Burn-
ing of the Village of Kakooa. 'Unfortu-
nate Destruction of the Dwellings of the
Priests. Recovery of the Bones of Cap-
tain Cook. Departure from Karakakooa
Bay,

460

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