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Cook's Voyage through the Bering Straits
Carte de l'Entrée de Norton, et du Détroit de Bhering ou l'on voir le Cap de plus Oriental de L'Asie, et la Pointe la plus Occidentale de L'Amérique.
Paris, c.1785. 290 x 400mm. Binding folds flattened. Captain James Cook's third and final expedition was sent to try to find the North West Passage from the Pacific. The ship sailed though the Bering Straits to be blocked by the icewall. Turning south they sailed to Hawaii where Cook was killed. Published in a French account of Cook's Voyages.



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