Captain Cook in Alaska and the North Pacific
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Published by Todd Communications in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Travel -- Alaska,
  • Explorers -- Alaska -- History -- 18th century,
  • Explorers -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Alaska -- Discovery and exploration -- British

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 292-297) and index.

StatementJames K. Barnett.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF907 .B37 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p., xl p. of plates :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18593290M
ISBN 109781578334087
LC Control Number2008924537
OCLC/WorldCa237202907

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