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Captain Cook Society(CCS) __ You will find many good resources which include a family tree for the many inquiring relatives. For avid readers, you may read a very interesting "Cook's Log". - illustrated - From captaincooksociety.com - http://www.captaincooksociety.com/

Captain Cook: Voyages of Discovery __ Trace Captain Cook's voyages with three interactive maps. - From hunterian.gla.ac.uk - http://www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk/collections/museum/cook/cook.shtml

Captain James Cook - 'The Great Ocean's Greatest Explorer' ___The webmaster here is a great, great, great, great nephew of Captain Cook and provides wonderful information about 'The Navigator' and his voyages of discovery. Leave yourself plenty of time to view all that's offered. - Illustrated - From Michael Dickinson - http://www.geocities.com/TheTropics/7557/ 

Captain James Cook in Alaska [Part 1]___Good information about James Cook's explorations in the waters surrounding Alaska. Part two is accessible at the bottom of the page and provides a timeline of Cook's search for the Northwest Passage. - Illustrated - From http://www.explorenorth.com/library/yafeatures/bl-Cook1.htm

Captain James Cook: The World's Explorer __ All I can say is that this website is jam-packed with information about Captain Cook. - illustrated - From cptcook.com - http://www.cptcook.com/

Cook, James __ A good look at James Cook and his accomplishments. - From Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online - http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=1817

Cook, James (1728 - 1779) __ A good look at the life and accomplishments of James Cook. - From Australian Dictionary of Biography - http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A010231b.htm  

 

The Fate of Cook's Ships ___"What happened to the ships that Cook sailed in is not well documented, leading to much speculation." You can read several articles, published from 1987 to 2002, about this matter. - Text only - From the Captain Cook Society - http://www.captaincooksociety.com/ccsu711.htm 

The First British Ship on the Northwest Coast ___Learn from eyewitness accounts, gathered from journal excerpts, about the first meeting between the Nootka people and European explorers. - Illustrated - From Bruce Hallman -  http://www.hallman.org/indian/cook.html 

Introduction - James Cook - Coast: 18th Century ___You might want to increase the text size here if your eyes are as old as mine! Choose your topics from the menu to the left of the page. - Illustrated - From Library and Archives Canada - http://www.collectionscanada.ca/explorateurs/jeunesse/h3-1710-e.html 

James Cook ___Cook certainly got around, as you'll soon find out by reading this overview of his explorations. - Illustrated - From South-Pole.com - http://www.south-pole.com/p0000071.htm 

James Cook __ "...Cook was the first to map Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean during which he achieved the first European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands as well as the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand."  An encyclopedic article along with links to additional resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cook

James Cook ___Cook certainly got around, as you'll soon find out by reading this overview of his explorations. - Illustrated - From South-Pole.com - http://www.south-pole.com/p0000071.htm

James Cook: Newfoundland and Labrador ___"James Cook is best known for his three expeditions to the Pacific; but it was in North America during the Seven Years' War, and then in Newfoundland during the 1760s, that he learned his trade both as a cartographer and an explorer." Learn about that here. - Illustrated - From Memorial University of Newfoundland - http://www.heritage.nf.ca/exploration/jamescook.html

The South Seas Project __ You will find maps and online editions of the Journals of James Cook's First Pacific Voyage. 1768-1771, Includes full text of journals kept by Cook, Joseph Banks and Sydney Parkinson, as well as the complete text of John Hawkesworth's 1773 Account of Cook's first voyage.  You may want to spend some time here. - illustrated - From gov.au - http://southseas.nla.gov.au/

Works by James Cook __ A collection of online books by Captain James Cook. - From gutenberg.org - http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/c#a2644  

 

 

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