Journals

Fifth Journey (MS 107/4)

30th January 1786


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[30th January 1786]
30

Observeerde vond brete 33˚­ 19' ­ 5"
klom op een hoge berg in twe en een half uur w.n.w telyk van hier
keerde met donker te rug

term. 55 ­ 70 ­ 60.
koud gepasseerde nagt
30 s’morgens w.n.w. wind betrokken dog klaarde op fors z.z.o. op de berg, met eene donderslag
so als uitscheide met observeren
seer kout boven 55 gr:

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[30th January 1786]
30

Took observation and found latitude: 33 degrees 19 minutes and 5 sec. I climbed a high mountain west-north-west from here in two and a half hours; eturned at night-fall

30 Thermometer: 55-70-60.
Cold last night.
W.north-west wind in the morning. Overcast but cleared up.
Strong south-south-east wind on the mountain with claps of thunder so that I ceased taking my observations.
Very cold on top: 55 deg.