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1772, July 13 Cook sets sail on his second voyage to look for the legendary southern continent. 1775, July Cook returns from his second voyage. He is promoted to captain. 28 1776, July 12 Captain Cook leaves England on his third voyage, this time looking for the Northwest Passage. 1778, March-Oct Captain Cook explores and maps the northwest coast of North America. 1779, February 14 Captain Cook is killed after a fight with Hawaiians. Below: Captain Cook stands on the deck of his ship Resolution as Hawaiian King Kalaniopu’u is rowed out to the ship in Kealakekua Bay on January 26, 1779.

1775, July Cook returns from his second voyage. He is promoted to captain. 28 1776, July 12 Captain Cook leaves England on his third voyage, this time looking for the Northwest Passage. 1778, March-Oct Captain Cook explores and maps the northwest coast of North America. 1779, February 14 Captain Cook is killed after a fight with Hawaiians. Below: Captain Cook stands on the deck of his ship Resolution as Hawaiian King Kalaniopu’u is rowed out to the ship in Kealakekua Bay on January 26, 1779. 29 Glossary ANTARCTIC CIRCLE A latitude far to the south, close to the ice-covered continent of Antarctica.

TRANSIT OF VENUS When the planet Venus travels between the Sun and the Earth, making it visible against the surface of the Sun. 31 Index A G R Adventure 16, 18 Africa 6, 17, 18, 21 Alaska 22 Antarctic Circle 17 Antarctica 6, 17, 18 Aristotle 5 Asia 20 Atlantic Ocean 18 Australia 6, 14, 15 GPS system 9 Great Barrier Reef 15 Greeks 5 Resolution 16, 18, 21 Revolutionary War 26 Royal Navy 9, 10, 11 H S Hawaii 22, 23 Hawaiian Islands 21 Sandwich, Earl of 21 Sandwich Islands 21 scurvy 24 Seven Years’ War 9 sonar 9 South America 6, 14, 18, 20 South Pacific 12, 18, 20, 21, 26 South Pacific Islands 20 St.

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