As far as I can tell, it does seem that you've uncovered an inconsistency or mis-writing on Stevenson's part. Let's analyse the whole journey carefully, using a map of Treasure Island for reference: At the start of Chapter 24, Jim wakes up in the coracle at the southern end of the west coast of the island: I awoke and found myself tossing at the south-west ...


Allardyce, he was the skeletor compass. And Darby McGraw.

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