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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Captain James Cook in Atlantic Canada is a most useful addition to the James Cook literature.
Although beaten at Newmarket, St Nicholas Abbey retains favouritism for the Investec Derby, for which Johnny Murtagh's mount this afternoon, Dundalk maiden winner Captain James Cook, can be backed at 100-1.
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.
A PISTOL belonging to explorer Captain James Cook is to be sold at auction next month.
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.
Among those in the lower reaches who failed to make the 10 are Captain James Cook, Sir Francis Drake and Bob Geldof.
They're in famous company, Genghis Kahn brought the recipe out of China into Europe and Captain James Cook ordered it for his voyages because its Vitamin C content helped prevent scurvy.
Captain James Cook is part of a new knitted display which has appeared thanks to a group of mysterious yarnbombers at Nunthorpe railway station, on Guisborough Road.
1779: Captain James Cook, British explorer, was murdered by natives in Hawaii.
DIED PG Wodehouse, author, 1975 REEVA Steenkamp, model, 2013, above CAPTAIN James Cook, navigator, 1779
What was the name of the ship which took Captain James Cook on his first voyage to Australia?
1768: Captain James Cook set off on his first voyage to explore the Antipodes, in the former Whitby collier HMS Endeavour - just 106 feet long with a complement of 94 men.
In this reprint from 2007, Gascoigne (Australian Academy of the Humanities) details the travels of Captain James Cook in terms of how his British cultural roots intersected with the cultures of countries he voyaged to in the Pacific.
1728 : Captain James Cook, who discovered Australia, was born in Marton, Yorkshire.
To record these rare events in the 1700s and 1800s, Captain James Cook and other explorers traveled the world.