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Title Nuove Scoperte Fatte nel 1765, 1767 e 1769 nel Mare del Sud
Reference Maps, Drawer 2, The Pacific Ocean
Library Hawaiian Historical Society
Date 1776
Place of Publication Venice
Author / Creator Zatta, Antonio
Description Map showing the new discoveries made between 1765 and 1769 in the South Pacific, with expedition routes marked. Created in Italy. The text translates as: 'New South Wales, or New Holland, was recently discovered by Captain James Cook, commander of His Britannic Majesty's ship Endeavour, in the year 1770, after circumnavigating the coast of New Zealand'.
Document Type Map
Theme(s) Exploration and Discovery
Keywords voyage, sea, islands, navigation, discovery, expedition, ship, ocean, route, explorers
Countries New Zealand; Australia
Places New Guinea
People Captain Cook
Additional Information Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Hawaiian Historical Association's library catalogue.
Copyright Hawaiian Historical Society