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The first voyage of James Cook

The first voyage of James Cook

James Cook's legendary journey around the world proved to be enormously valuable for science.

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James Cook, Venus, Endeavour, HM Bark Endeavour, Venus transit, Charles Green, Joseph Banks, Sydney Parkinson, Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, journey around Earth, circumnavigation of the Earth, Royal Society, Admiralty, astronomy, 18th century, England, Great Britain, history, geography, természettudomány, Sun, illustrator, scurvy, astronomical telescope, Plymouth, dysentery epidemic, sailing boat, watercraft, battleship, expedition, observatory, fauna, flora, commander, modern history, ballast, cabin, sail, mast

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