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A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, Vol. 1

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Title:A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, Vol. 1
Author:
Vancouver, George   
(1 of 2 for author by title)
A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, Vol. 2
Editor:
Vancouver, John   
(1 of 2 for author by title)
A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, Vol. 2
Published:   1801
Publisher:John Stockdale
Tags:British Columbia, exploration, North American indigenous peoples, non-fiction, Pacific, survey
Description:

These six volumes record Captain George Vancouver's voyage of discovery 1790-95 in which he primarily explored and mapped the north-west coast of North America.

Although Vancouver followed in the footsteps of Captain James Cook, his voyage ranks among the most notable such explorations of the Age of Sail. Vancouver died shortly after returning to England, and his brother John completed this publication from George's manuscripts and notes.

Volume 1 covers: Preparation—Departure—Passage via Teneriffe, Cape of Good Hope, New Holland (Australia), New Zealand, and Otaheite (Tahiti) to Sandwich Islands (Hawai'i) [Suggest a different description.]

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