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Natural History Museum: The Endeavour Voyage Across the Pacific, 1768-1771

This multi-media rich site explores the voyage made by James Cook on the Endeavour across the Pacific between 1768 and 1771. This voyage, marked as one of the most influential in history, made major nautical, geographical, natural history, and medical discoveries along the way. The website details the history of the voyage, the ship's plans, biographies of the people involved, artwork from the voyage, and more. Cook charted the east coast of Australia, while botanist Joseph Banks, and several artists documented the natural phenomena they encountered on this noteworthy trip.

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