Captain Cook Discovers the Ends of the Earth
Almost half the globe was a mystery before James Cook began his voyages. By the time he was finished, it was clear that there were no large landma...
Captain James Cook
James Cook was one of the foremost figures of the so-called "Age of Exploration." During his career, Cook circumnavigated the globe twice, a...
The Discovery of Australia and Tasmania Greatly Expands the British Empire
Long after the northern regions of the world were known and occupied, the Southern Hemisphere was still unexplored a...
Cook, James (1728-1779)
James Cook was one of the foremost figures of the Age of Exploration. During his career, Cook circumnavigated the globe twice, and captained three voyages of d...
Born 1728, Whitby, England Died February 14, 1779, Hawaiian Islands
James Cook was born in 1728 near Whitby in northern England, the son of a Scottish farm laborer. After working as a far...
The English explorer, navigator, and cartographer James Cook (1728-1779) is famous for his voyages in the Pacific Ocean and his accurate mapping of it, as well as for his application of scientific met...