Captain James Cook


James Cook's voyages

(Updated on 07/01/2017)


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Australia - Explorers



Explorers :


James Cook's voyages :

  • WANDERLUST - interactive
    "GOOD maps out history's greatest journeys, from Magellan to Kerouac."
    - with illustrations and explanations


  • James Cook : THEMES (
    Ships & Crew | Omai | Charts & Maps | Landscapes | Wildlife | Transit of Venus | Objects | Boats | People
  • Track of H.M.S. Endeavour, August 1768- July 1771. (
    " This series of maps depict the track of H.M.S. Endeavour. Each map contains links to daily entries in Cook's journal of the voyage. Using the maps you can easily locate particular entries in the journal, as well further information about many aspects of the voyage."



Pictures :

(No link)

    "We present ... only a small number of the many items which have been issued to celebrate this famous Englishman.
    Some items chosen are more unusual items and we have listed only a few of the more common Cook stamps."





Listening :

  • Who was Cook ? (
    "This account of the life of Cook lasts for exactly 3 minutes.
    The presentation contains sound...
    The surround for the presentation is taken from the preface of The Westminster Magazine of 1780 (See Gallery 5).
    The article is titled: " A Sketch of the Life and Services of the Late Captain James Cook"



Activity :

  • Captain James Cook (pdf) created by Delphine Darrieumerlou (Ac. Bordeaux)
    - une fiche d'activité en expression orale en continu sur la biographie de James Cook
    (avec lien Youtube pour des révisions sous forme de quiz Kahoot)

    + James Cook - Evaluation (pdf)