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Tuesday, 23 January 1565

At 7 in the morning, we anchored at the southwest near a point that goes south. At the southern part one league away there is an islet with a coral reef which leads to a big island. Canoes pass over it. At the coast southeast northwest, there is small islet, a stone’s throw away; nothing can pass over this; three leagues away from the sea, there are 4 islets within a bay providing very good anchorage… We were here for 11 days busy reconnoitering the lands and resting because it is good and inhabited… Here on land, I took the solar measurements by order of the Governor in three degrees and two minutes by the Spanish table and by the table in Nueva España three degrees and three minutes…this island is named Goam.