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[A voyage to the Pacific Ocean undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: to determine the position and extent of the west side of North America, its distance from Asia, and the practicability of a northern passage to Europe; performed under the direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in his Majesty"s ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780]

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Published by Printed for H. Chamberlaine [and 26 others] in Dublin .
Written in English


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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 42433, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 42433
ContributionsKing, James, 1750-1784
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 microfiches (276 fr.).
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24598591M
ISBN 100665424337

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