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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.

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.

1762 Cook marries Elizabeth Batts. 1763 Cook charts the lands and waters of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Labrador. 1767 Cook is promoted to the rank of lieutenant in the Royal Navy. 1768, August Cook sets sail on his first voyage to see the transit of Venus and look for Terra Australis Incognita. 1771, June Cook and his men return to England after their first voyage. 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.

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