Wednesday 22 June 1836

[, on board the wrote. | Read source notes.]

22June At ¼ to 12 entered the harbour of Rio. The anchorage was due West of two islands on the right of the Harbour. S.W. bore Round Island, S.S.W. the Light house. Steered in N. by W. right on the Fort at the right.
The scenery on the left was singularly wild and beautiful, consisting of rugged mountains covered with rich wood, except on those spots where the bold rocky projections formed a contrast.
The highest land on the right measured 2.30. At the distance of about 2 miles on the left Lord Hood’s nose 2.55! Distance 2 miles.
Sugar Loaf 4.31 distant 1 mile. Mountain opposite rather lower.

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