Captain Cook: His Life, Voyages and Discoveries
by W.H.G. Kingston
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2008
Number of pages: 264
This is a short biography of the English explorer and navigator who was the first European to reach Hawaii, the east coast of Australia, and New Zealand. Cook (1728-1779) made three voyages of discovery to the Pacific, recording his experiences with the peoples he encountered, as well as making many maps and charts.
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