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    Re: Cape Belsham
    From: David C
    Date: 2017 Feb 13, 18:53 -0800

    I have had a very successful morning. After scanning Worsley's diary for  no more than ten or fifteen minutes the word Belsham jumped out at me. I now know how Worsley determined the position of Cape Belsham!  As I had suggested it was from a chart (more particularly a chartlet).

    I cannot find an online version of the document in question but there are physical copies at various libraries including the Alexander Turnbull. Obviously another visit is required.

    I copied Worsley's complete diary to a pdf file. I will not post the pdf online for two reasons. First the file size and secondly copyright. Copyright is held by the Scott Polar Reasearch Institute and obviously I did not visit them this morning (-;  I do not know if the diary reveals the name of Worsley's Epitome. 

    I will contact Brad by private email to give him a link to the diary file.

    I am quite relaxed about posting individual pages to navlist for private research purposes. I have attached a copy of the Belsham page. Worsley's handwriting isn't too bad -  I suspect that the diary was written at the end of the Caird journey. Any thoughts?


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