Internet Archive BookReader - A new directory for the East-Indies: containing, I. The first discoveries made in the East-Indies by European voyagers and travellers. II. The origin, construction, and application of nautical and hydrographical charts. III. The natural causes, and observed phænomena, of the constant and variable winds, trade-winds, monsoons, and currents, throughout the East-India oceans, and seas. IV. A description of the sea coasts, islands, rocks, harbours, shoals, sands, sea-marks, soundings, &c. in the Oriental navigation. V. Directions for navigating in the East-India seas, to the best advantage, at different times of the year. VI. Directions for sailing to and from the East-Indies, as recommended and practised by experienced navigators and mariners