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In 1770, Captain James cook dinner sailed up the east coast of Australia in his send, the HM Bark Endeavour. taking off from England in 1768, he was once given directions; to watch the transit of Venus and to discover and chart the legendary ''Great Southern Land''. He succeeded in either initiatives, regardless of he and his group dealing with nice worry and possibility, to accomplish one of many nice voyages of exploration. yet due to this voyage and reviews made later by means of Joseph Banks, botanist on board the Endeavour, England may come to view Australia as a doable approach to her convict challenge and a possible British colony. From prepare dinner to Convicts examines this epic voyage and its history-making outcomes.

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