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Cook's Attainment of the Pole

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Cook's Attainment of the Pole


The first document in this collection is a photograph from Cook's Arctic expedition. The second document is a diagram that shows the Cook's meteorological calculations. A Canadian meteorologist found these observations credible in 2000. How does this challenge your conclusions about Cook's expedition?

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University Libraries. Byrd Polar Research Center. History Teaching Institute.