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This site was created to honor the British captain, James Cook (1728-1779). He traveled from his homeland of Great Britain to lands where few had gone before; bringing home much for his country. Cook was a discoverer, a mapmaker (cartographer), and an innovator in the process of long distance sea travel and navigation.
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The latest on James Cook related news and press releases An extensive biography about Captain James Cook Portraits, ships, and much more Links to sources used in the biography and other sites A link to the James Cook family tree talk with other cookphiles

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