Captain James Cook

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English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)

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The first in a three-year series of commemorative PS2 coins to mark the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook's Voyage of Discovery
"One group of five ships included the Lord Sandwich transport, formerly Captain James Cook's Endeavour.
Jerry Lockett, Captain James Cook in Atlantic Canada: The Adventurer and Map Maker's Formative Years Derby Trial Stakes 3.10 Lingfield 1m31/2f G3 C4/ATR Card page 72 Key stat Johnny Murtagh is 2-3 for Aidan O'Brien at the track and rides Captain James Cook THE last two runnings of the Lingfield Derby Trial have fallen to Aidan O'Brien, but anyone expecting a hat-trick might want to consider the trainer's recent form and bookmaker opinion on his No1 contender in this year's race, writes Lee Mottershead.
of Technology) and Robson (map librarian, Captain James Cook specialist) provide an encyclopedic reference on the Pacific Islands.
While this identity energized those static Anglo-Saxon virtues once hailed by Stubbs and other constitutional historians as embodying national character, Wilson suggests the muscular and heroic Captain James Cook an apt metaphor for the new 'Englishness'.
Imagine a South Pacific paradise, steeped in the 18th century history of Captain James Cook and William Bligh of Mutiny on the Bounty fame.
To record these rare events in the 1700s and 1800s, Captain James Cook and other explorers traveled the world.
This activity book discusses the reasons why Erik the Red, John Davis, Henry Hudson, William Perry, John Franklin, Fridtjof Nansen, Robert Perry, Fredrick Cook, and Gretel Erhlich explored the Arctic; and why Captain James Cook, James Clark Ross, Robert Scott, Roald Amundsen, Ernest Shackleton, Admiral Richard E.
This historic and unglorified account of the third and final voyage of Captain James Cook is told from the perspective of John Ledyard, a young American adventurer and crew member aboard Cook's flagship.
He was commissioned by the British Admiralty to compile An Account of the Voyages Undertaken in the Southern Hemisphere (1773), dealing chiefly with the voyages of exploration of Captain James Cook.
1770: Captain James Cook, aboard the Endeavour, lands at Botany Bay in Australia 1789: Fletcher Christian leads a mutiny on HMS Bounty against its captain William Bligh, in the South Pacific 1910: The first ever night air flight is performed by Claude Grahame-White in England 1923: Wembley Stadium opens 1945: Benito Mussolini, dictator of Italy, is killed by partisans, along with his mistress, Clara Petacci 1967: Muhammad Ali (pictured) refuses induction into the US army and is stripped of all his boxing titles 1969: Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France 1986: The Soviet Union acknowledges an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine 2001: Billionaire businessman Dennis Tito, 60, from California, becomes the first paying passenger to travel into outer space
THE Riverside is to be renamed The Captain James Cook Stadium for a set-piece celebration of the area.
1728: Captain James Cook, English naval officer and one of the greatest navigators in history, whose voyages in the Endeavour led to the European discovery of Australia, New Zealand and the Hawaiian Islands, was born.