100 Days that Mapped a Nation by Graeme Lay

100 Days that Mapped a Nation by Graeme Lay

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In the 100 days Captain Cook spent here in New Zealnd, on the 3 separate voyage,s he managed to charter the coastline of New Zealand, literally putting the country on the map.

One Hundred Days that Mapped a Nation marks the historic occasion by looking at Cook’s intrepid journeys to New Zealand and the Pacific that were unprecedented for the time and had such far-reaching consequences.

Ships logs, journal entries, maps and illustrations help to build a vivid portrait of the places and people encountered by Cook, recording his impressions and those of some of the talented men who accompanied him.

This books is highly illustrated with a lively but authoritative text by Graeme Lay, this book is the definitive celebration of a remarkable achievement.