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RESOLUTION AND ADVENTURE NEAR ANTARCTICA 1773

Captain James Cook circumnavigated Antarctica in two small ships, Resolution and Adventure travelling more than 60,000 miles (97,000 Km). The aim was to see if there was an uninhabited habitable land mass south of the known world.

We see the ships early in 1773 when, near wh...

  • Id: captain-cook_resolution_and_adventure_1773-b1p-024-b2p-037
  • Name: RESOLUTION AND ADVENTURE NEAR ANTARCTICA 1773
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: POLAR EXPLORERS
  • Book 1 Page: 24
  • Book 2 Page: 37