People of the Pacific

Discover modern-day responses to the expeditions from people of the communities Cook encountered, documented and learned from.

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The search for the Northwest Passage

Learn about the explorers – both before and after Cook – who ventured into the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage, a navigable channel that was believed to connect the North Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans.

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The voyages

Read about James Cook’s three voyages to the Pacific.

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