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Arctic Ambitions

Captain Cook and the Northwest Passage

David L Nicandri, Ed. James K Barnett

Captain Cook is best known for his South Pacific voyages, but his exploration of the American Arctic in pursuit of the elusive Northwest Passage is arguably of equal importance. Published to accompany an exhibition at Anchorage, Alaska, this collection of essays assesses the impact of Cook’s journey on Russo-British relations and its legacy for later navigators. The text is lavishly illustrated with contemporary paintings, documents and maps, including Cook’s own charts of the Newfoundland coast.
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  • Publisher: Washington UP
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 448pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 222x275mm
  • ISBN: 9780295993997
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 2kg
Product code:
505644
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