Account of a Voyage of Discovery
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Account of a Voyage of Discovery is a Historical book. The book contains a Narrative of the Voyage to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo choo Island. H. M. S. Alceste and Lyra leave the Yellow Sea on a Voyage of Discovery--Sir James Hall's Group on the Coast of Corea--Unsociable Character of the Natives--Hutton's Island--Interesting geological Structure--Anchor near the Main Land--Corean Chief's Visit--Objections made to Strangers landing--Distress of the Chief--His Character--Departure from Basil's Bay--Clusters of Islands--Murray's Sound--Deserted Corean Village--View from the Summit of a high Peak--Interview with the Coreans--Peculiarities of their Character--Language--Erroneous geographical Position of this Coast--Leave Corea.