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Captain James Cook

 
 
Captain James Cook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
1. Captain James Cook Marker
Inscription.
R.N. F.R.S.
Born 1728 Died 1779
Circumnavigator of the Globe Explorer of the Pacific Ocean He laid the Foundations of The British Empire in Austrailia and New Zealand
Charted the Shores of Newfoundland and Traversed the Ocean Gates of Canada both East and West
Unveiled by HRH Prince Arthur of Connaught
On behalf of the British Empire League 7th July 1914

 
Erected 1914.
 
Location. 51° 30.381′ N, 0° 7.754′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of The Mall and Spring Gardens, on the left when traveling west on The Mall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: City of Westminster, England SW1A 2WH, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Royal Marines Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Royal Artillery South Africa Memorial (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Canterbury Province New Zealand (about 120 meters away); William Ewart Gladstone (about 150 meters away); The Trafalgar Way at Canada House (about 150 meters
Captain James Cook image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 27, 2018
2. Captain James Cook
away); Turkish Gun (about 150 meters away); Charles James Napier (about 150 meters away); John First Lord Lawrence (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  James Cook on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Exploration
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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