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
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
2) the expedition proved that New Zealand are
two separate islands, separated by a narrow
3) it was possible to map a few
hundred miles east coast of Australia;
4)it was opened Strait between Australia and
5)botanists have collected a large collection
of biological samples.
THE SECOND CIRCUMNAVIGATION (17721775 YEARS)
THE RESULTS OF THE SECOND
1) January 17, 1773 ships crossed (the first time
in history), the Antarctic Circle;
2) September 3, 1774 was opened in New
THIRD CIRCUMNAVIGATION (17761779 YEARS)
THE RESULTS OF THE THIRD EXPEDITION:
Were discovered the Hawaiian
Islands, Christmas Island and
Evening of February 14,
James Cook was killed
by the inhabitants of the
1779 Cook remains were
buried at sea.