Captain Cook by Oliver Warner

By Oliver Warner

In his 3 awesome voyages, Captain James cook dinner made historical past. He was once the 1st to find Australia and the Hawaiian Islands and the 1st to circumnavigate New Zealand.

By the 1700s, England, desirous to extend its realm of alternate, promoted exploration of all of the unclaimed areas of the realm. The eighteenth century, the age of cause and enlightenment, required a brand new type of explorer: now not a rover or a plunderer or a seeker of event for its personal sake, yet a grasp of navigation and seamanship. Captain James cook dinner crammed the bill.

No one ever exceeded Cook's checklist. From South the US to Australia, from the ice islands of the South Pacific to the fogbound Bering Strait, lay millions of miles of islands, atolls, and ocean that cook dinner charted.

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