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voyage of Captain James.

Thomas James

voyage of Captain James.

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Published by Blackie & Son in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBlackie"s English School Texts
ContributionsMorris, Talwin, 1865-1911., Rouse, W. H. D. 1863-1950.
The Physical Object
Pagination118p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18427542M

Ostensibly James Cook's third and final voyage was to return Omai, a young man from Raiatea to his homeland, but the Admiralty used this as a cover for their plan to send Cook on a voyage to discover the Northwest Passage. HMS Resolution, to be commanded by Cook, and HMS Discovery, commanded by Charles Clerke, were prepared for the voyage which started from .


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