Three men went three days' journey to the south-southwest, but returned without having seen a human being.
To the south-southwest this far-extending plain is lost in the horizon.
The 20th of October opened with fresh breezes from south-southwest and heavy rains.
Both fleets were heading southeasterly, with the wind at south-southwest; both, consequently, on the starboard tack.
The wind was holding free, though it was from the foggy point, south-southwest.
At evening the wind was south-southwest, whereby we sailed or drifted east by south and south-southeast until day.
We had lain over again at midnight, with a south-southwest wind.
At this point our course changed from northwest to south-southwest.