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James Cook

18th-century British explorer

Captain James Cook was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. He made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands, and the first recorded circumnavigation of New Zealand.

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Why do so many Australians identify more readily with an 18th century Englishman than our fellow Australians who stood on the beach as his ship landed?
Credit: The Age - Published 5 days ago

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