Captain James Cook Bio, Photos and Updates
Captain James Cook
Bio: Captain James Cook FRS RN was a British explorer navigator cartographer and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.
Born: October 27, 1728 in England
Died: February 14, 1779 in Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, United States
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