This house belonged to captain john walker to whom james cook was apprenticed in 1746. Importantly this game adds a perspective from the shore from larila a proud pakana woman from tasmania s north east.
James cook explored much of the pacific ocean and became the first european to discover the hawaiian islands already inhabited by polynesians.
Carte voyage james cook. James cook a journal of the proceedings of his majesty s bark endeavour on a voyage round the world by lieutenant james cook commander. Cook s voyages game explores the many achievements and actions undertaken by cook and his crews across three incredible voyages exploring the pacific. After opening the map click the icon to expand voyage information.
Banks intended the map to highlight the achievements of the captain s first voyage and promote cook s second expedition. The aims of this first expedition were to observe the 1769 transit of venus across the sun 3 4 of june that year and to seek evidence of the postulated terra. Click on the world map to view an example of the explorer s voyage.
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Having lodged there as an apprentice cook returned to visit in the winter of 1771 72 after his first voyage. The voyages of captain cook. Captain james cook s third voyage of discovery 1776 1780 to the pacific ordered by the admiralty under strict secrecy was to locate a northwest passage or viable sea link between the north atlantic and north pacific for anticipated trade with china and the east.
The first voyage of james cook was a combined royal navy and royal society expedition to the south pacific ocean aboard hms endeavour from 1768 to 1771 it was the first of three pacific voyages of which james cook was the commander. How to use the map.