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Captain Cook’s First Voyage Round The World » cg011

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Mount Egmont, 14Jan1770

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“at 5 a.m. saw for a few minutes the Top of the Peaked Mountain above the clouds bearing North-East. It is of a prodidgious height and its Top is cover’d with Everlasting Snow; I have named it Mount Egmont in honour of the Earl of Egmont.”

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