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Cook, James (1728-1779), explorer

A. C. F. David

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/6140
Cook, James (1728-1779), explorer


Education and early years in the navy | Surveying in Newfoundland, 1763-1767 | The transit of Venus and the voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771 | The first voyage of the Resolution, 1772-1775 | The second voyage of the Resolution, 1776-1779 | Cook's death and legacy

Reference Entry.  3547 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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