Daily Activities 1768-1771

 
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3 April, 1770

On 3 April, 1770, Joseph Banks explained currents
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2 April, 1770

On 2 April, 1770, Joseph Banks discussed the use of malt
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1 April, 1770

On 1 April, 1770, Endeavour was one day out from New Zealand
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31 March, 1770

On 31 March, 1770, Endeavour departed New Zealand, sailing west
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30 March, 1770

On 30 March, 1770, James Cook named Admiralty Bay, Cape Stephens and Point Jackson
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29 March, 1770

On 29 March, 1770, Joseph Banks was ill
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28 March, 1770

On 28 March, 1770, Endeavour's men got wood and water
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27 March, 1770

On 27 March, 1770, Endeavour moored in Low Neck Bay, D'Urville Island
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26 March, 1770

On 26 March, 1770, James Cook realised he had circumnavigated the country
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25 March, 1770

On 25 March, 1770, winds hampered Endeavour sailing into Cook Strait
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24 March, 1770

On 24 March, 1770, Endeavour turned into Cook Strait
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23 March, 1770

On 23 March, 1770, James Cook was unsure of the trend of the mainland
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22 March, 1770

On 22 March, 1770, Endeavour continued north-east along the west coast of South Island
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21 March, 1770

On 21 March, 1770, the mainland of New Zealand was obscured by fog
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20 March, 1770

On 20 March, 1770, the winds blew Endeavour east and west
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19 March, 1770

On 19 March, 1770, gales forced Endeavour away from the mainland
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18 March, 1770

On 18 March, 1770, Endeavour sailed by snowy hills and mountains
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17 March, 1770

On 17 March, 1770, little could be seen from Endeavour due to the fog
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16 March, 1770

On 16 March, 1770, James Cook named Cascades Point now Cascade Bay.
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15 March, 1770

On 15 March, 1770, Endeavour was sailing north along the west coast of South Island, New Zealand
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