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Captain Cook in Alaska and the North Pacific
     

Captain Cook in Alaska and the North Pacific

by James K Barnett
 

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This true-to-life narrative explains Cook's preparations for his Alaska journey at Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, his 179 day journey in Alaskan waters and the events that led to his murder near Kealakekua on the island of Hawaii. This is the only book written about Captain James Cook's time in Alaska during the summer of 1778.

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This true-to-life narrative explains Cook's preparations for his Alaska journey at Nootka Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island, his 179 day journey in Alaskan waters and the events that led to his murder near Kealakekua on the island of Hawaii. This is the only book written about Captain James Cook's time in Alaska during the summer of 1778.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578334087
Publisher:
Todd Communications
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
1,325,757
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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