Captain Cook

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Noun1.Captain Cook - English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)Captain Cook - English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)
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The last voyage of that renowned but unfortunate discoverer, Captain Cook, had made known the vast quantities of the sea-otter to be found along that coast, and the immense prices to be obtained for its fur in China.
You wave an airy adieu to the boys on shore, light your biggest pipe, and swagger about the deck as if you were Captain Cook, Sir Francis Drake, and Christopher Columbus all rolled into one.
It was an odd sensation to see his very familiar face established quite at home in that very unfamiliar room and region; and I found myself looking at him, much as I looked at the corner-cupboard with the glass and china, the shells upon the chimney-piece, and the coloured engravings on the wall, representing the death of Captain Cook, a ship-launch, and his Majesty King George the Third in a state-coachman's wig, leather-breeches, and top-boots, on the terrace at Windsor.
This is how you found us staring at the Nile, and the Pyramids, and the Sphinxes, and the Desert, and all the rest of it; and this is how Tattycoram will be a greater traveller in course of time than Captain Cook.
Captain Cook, in his third voyage, remarks, that the sailors gave to this appearance the name of sea-sawdust.
Unlike its eponym, whose ill-fated return to the Hawaiian islands resulted in his death, the Rado Hyperchrome Captain Cook goes back to its roots with a far more positive outcome.
The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum at Stewart Park, Marton, opens its doors to the public today after an PS500,000 refurbishment.
Includes a Captain Cook Sydney Harbour Cruise and return international flights from London Heathrow with Qantas.
Richard Doyle, Head of Sales and Marketing at Captain Cook Cruises, said, “Given the significant use of micro-blogs in China, Captain Cook Cruises wanted to become an active participant in this medium and create connections with potential travelers to Australia.
14 at Hotel Captain Cook Ballroom; Northern Energy Science and Technology Fair: Aug.
My grandfather did not come to Australia with Captain Cook, but he came to Australia on a ship.