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James Cook

John Webber's Captain Cook, oil on canvas, 1776

10 Things You May Not Know About Captain James Cook

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Portrait of James Cook by William Hodges, who accompanied Cook on his second voyage

Captain Cook's 1768 Voyage to the South Pacific Included a Secret Mission

Elizabeth Cook, by William Henderson, 1830

Captain James Cook 1728-1779 A British navigator, explorer and cartogropher who was the first European to make contact with the eastern coast of Australia ...

Cook made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, achieving the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia, the European discovery of the ...

Captain Cook set sail for Australia 250 years ago. Who was he and was he eaten by cannibals?

On 18 December 1994, the replica of Captain James Cook's ship Endeavour arrived in Sydney to celebrate the 'discovery' 1770 of the land in which Aboriginal ...

Watercolour portrait of Captain James Cook

Captain Cook in Hawaii

James Cook

... opportunities in 1606 that a ship owned by the Dutch East India Company made the first recorded European contact with Australia. Captain Willem Janszoon ...

First Contact

Captain Cook Facts

Captain James Cook (1728-1779), British explorer. After joining the Royal Navy, Cook undertook his first major voyage from 1768-71, accurately mapping New ...

The Death of Captain James Cook, 14 February 1779, an unfinished painting by Johan Zoffany, circa 1795.

Made maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern ...

Australia Day: Historians claim Portuguese discovered us before the British

Mapping Australia

U.S. #1732 – In addition to Hawaii, Cook also made the first European contact with Australia.

Captain James Cook Commander, H.M.B. "Endeavour" which was beached and repaired near this site 17 June – 4 August 1770

During the journey he achieved the first European contact ...

A museum for Captain Cook memorabilia

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HIsotry ~~ Above is a picture of James Cook, a British captain that was

James Cook

image of James Cook first european to travel to Australia

The First Voyage of James Cook

On April 29, 1770, the British HM Bark Endeavor became the first European vessel to reach the east coast of Australia after it landed at Botany Bay near ...

The first printed portrait of James Cook in 1759.

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Watercolour portrait of Captain James Cook

The goal of Cook's second voyage was to establish whether there was an inhabited southern continent, which we know call Antarctica.

The Queen smiles at indigenous schoolchildren waving union jacks

One of the indigenous communities that James Cook encountered when he first landed in Australia was the Guugu Yimithirr people, and they gave us a word we ...

Landing of Captain Cook at Botany Bay, 1770, by Emanuel Phillips Fox, 1902. Wikimedia

MELBOURNE, AUS - APR 14 2014:Captain James Cook Statue.He achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia,Hawaiian ...

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Abel Tasman, first European to reach Tasmania, New Zealand, and Fiji islands.

Ironically, in the same year as the Duyfken's expedition, a Spanish ship negotiated the strait from the east. Records made by the ship's captain, ...

Painting depicting Cook's death in Hawaii.

Did you know James Cook's charts were still used by sailors in the 1950s? Sir David Attenborough remembers sailing in the Great Barrier Reef using a chart ...

A statue of Captain James Cook, the first European to reach the east coast of Australia, ...

5 facts about Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour

Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 - 1659) was a Dutch seafarer, explorer and merchant. He was the first known European explorer to reach the island of Van Diemen's ...

The five men are posing in countryside near an ocean. Sandwich is leaning against a

The first European to explore the area was Captain James Cook who travelled through the area on his journey up the eastern coast of Australia ...

Cooman and another Gweagal warrior confronting Lt James Cook

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James Cook. Reproduction of line engraving. Wellcome V0006478

British explorer Captain James Cook names Cape Flattery on March 22, 1778. - HistoryLink.org

Statue of Captain James Cook (1728-1779). A British navigator, explorer and cartogropher who was the first European to make contact with the eastern coast ...

On April 29, 1770, the British HM Bark Endeavor became the first European vessel to reach the east coast of Australia after it landed at Botany Bay near ...

A statue of Captain James Cook in Sydney's Hyde Park

Statue of Captain James Cook (1728-1779). A British navigator, explorer and cartogropher who was the first European to make contact with the eastern coast ...

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James Cook's 1775 chart of Newfoundland

Concerning portrait of Trump and many of his advisors. What comes out clearly are Trump's closed-mindedness and fixed views; erratic and impulsive decisions ...

25 The English explorer James Cook was the first European to make contact with Australia, New Zealand, & Hawaii

Captain James Cook

A detail from a painting depicting Captain Cook's first landing at Botany Bay, by George

Captain Cook's Landing in Botany Bay

Joseph Banks collected thousands of plant and animal specimens, many of which were unknown in Europe, during the Endeavour voyage.

Painting of the Duyfken

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Captain James Cook

A three-masted sailing ship leaves a busy seaport while five men watch from the

Australian stamp issued in 2001 featuring Swedish botanist Daniel Solander who sailed on Endeavour. Picture

Karen Sweeney

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History of Indigenous Australians

Endeavour, the ship used by Captain James Cook during his great voyage of exploration of

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London Gazette of August 19, 1768, talks of the secrecy surrounding Cook's voyage and

Portrait of a New Zealand man

Time and Tide - HANDS-ON: The Rado HyperChrome Captain Cook, a cheeky '60s reissue th

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James Cook