Captain James Cook Facts?

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Captain James Cook, RN was an English explorer, navigator and cartographer. Some of his notable accomplishments include him making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, accurately charting many areas and recording several islands and coastlines on European maps for the first time.
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James Cook
Born: October 27, 1728
Birthplace: Marton, England
Died: February 14, 1779
Captain James Cook was a British explorer and navigator known for making first contact with Australia and the Hawaiian islands.
Captain Cook was a British explorer, navigator and cartographer, who later rose to the rank of Captain in the Royal Navy. He charted many areas and recorded several islands and coastlines on European maps for the first time in history. He was killed in Hawaii in a fight with Hawaiians during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific in 1779.
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