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    • JAMES COOK (27.10.1728-14.02.1779)
    • JAMES COOK WAS BORN ON OCTOBER 27TH, 1728. HE WAS BORN IN THE YORKSHIRE VILLAGE OF MARTON. HE FIRST STARTED SAILING WHEN HE WAS 18 YEARS OLD.
    • THREE EXPEDITIONS OF JAMES COOK
    • RECONSTRUCTION OF THE ENDEAVOUR. THIS IS THE SHIP IN WHICH COOK BEGAN HIS EXPEDITION.
    • THE RESULTS OF THE FIRST EXPEDITION:  1) observation of the transit of Venus across the Sun; 2) the expedition proved that New Zealand are two separate islands, separated by a narrow strait; 3) it was possible to map a few hundred miles east coast of Australia; 4)it was opened Strait between Australia and New Guinea; 5)botanists have collected a large collection of biological samples.
    • THE SECOND CIRCUMNAVIGATION (17721775 YEARS) "Resolution"
    • THE RESULTS OF THE SECOND EXPEDITION:  1) January 17, 1773 ships crossed (the first time in history), the Antarctic Circle; 2) September 3, 1774 was opened in New Caledonia.
    • THIRD CIRCUMNAVIGATION (17761779 YEARS)
    • “ENDEAVOUR”
    • THE RESULTS OF THE THIRD EXPEDITION:  1) Were discovered the Hawaiian Islands, Christmas Island and other islands.
    •  Evening of February 14, 1779 Captain James Cook was killed by the inhabitants of the Hawaiian Islands. February 22, 1779 Cook remains were buried at sea.
    • THE END