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A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World

Gelesen von David Cole

(4,563 Sterne; 79 Bewertungen)

Having, on his first voyage, discovered Australia, Cook still had to contend with those who maintained that the Terra Australians Incognita (the unknown Southern Continent) was a reality. To finally settle the issue, the British Admiralty sent Cook out again into the vast Southern Ocean with two sailing ships totalling only about 800 tons. Listen as Cook, equipped with one of the first chronometers, pushes his small vessel not merely into the Roaring Forties or the Furious Fifties but becomes the first explorer to penetrate the Antarctic Circle, reaching an incredible Latitude 71 degrees South, just failing to discover Antarctica. (Introduction by Shipley) (14 hr 28 min)

Chapters

01 - Introduction, Part 1

24:57

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02 - Introduction, Part 2

22:11

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03 - Book I Chapter 1, Part 1 - Passage from Deptford to the Cape of Good Hope

21:10

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04 - Book I Chapter 1, Part 2 - Passage from Deptford to the Cape of Good Hope

19:31

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05 - Book I Chapter II, Part 1 - Departure from the Cape of Good Hope

35:42

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06 - Book I Chapter II, Part 2 - Departure from the Cape of Good Hope

18:57

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07 - Book I Chapter III, Part 1 - Sequel of the Search for a Southern Continent

34:34

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08 - Book I Chapter III, Part 2 - Sequel of the Search for a Southern Continent

21:57

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09 - Book I Chapter IV, Part 1 - Transactions in Dusky Bay

27:10

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10 - Book I Chapter IV, Part 2 - Transactions in Dusky Bay

21:49

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11 - Book I Chapter V - Directions for sailing in and out of Dusky Bay

21:56

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12 - Book I Chapter VI - Passage from Dusky Bay to Queen Charlotte's Sound

7:42

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13 - Book I Chapter VII - Captain Furneaux's Narrative

30:24

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14 - Book I Chapter VIII - Transactions in Queen Charlotte's Sound

20:06

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15 - Book I Chapter IX - Route from New Zealand to Otaheite

28:04

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16 - Book I Chapter X - Arrival of the Ships at Otaheite

20:00

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17 - Book I Chapter XI - An Account of several Visits to and from Otoo

16:09

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18 - Book I Chapter XII - An Account of the Reception we met with at Huaheine

22:15

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19 - Book I Chapter XIII - Arrival at, and Departure of the Ships from, Ulietea

19:23

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20 - Book I Chapter XIV - An Account of a Spanish Ship visiting Otaheite

18:13

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21 - Book II Chapter I - Passage from Ulietea to the Friendly Islands

13:44

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22 - Book II Chapter II - The Arrival of the Ships at Amsterdam

32:05

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23 - Book II Chapter III - A Description of the Islands and their Produce

32:03

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24 - Book II Chapter IV - Passage from Amsterdam to Queen Charlotte's Sound

20:41

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25 - Book II Chapter V - Transactions at Queen Charlotte's Sound

33:28

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26 - Book II Chapter VI, Part 1 - Route of the Ship from New Zealand in Search …

32:43

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27 - Book II Chapter VI, Part 2 - Route of the Ship from New Zealand in Search …

27:07

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28 - Book II Chapter VII - Sequel of the Passage from New Zealand to Easter Isl…

23:02

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29 - Book II Chapter VIII - A Description of the Island

20:55

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30 - Book II Chapter IX - The Passage from Easter Island to the Marquesas Islan…

18:12

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31 - Book II Chapter X - Departure from the Marquesas

15:23

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32 - Book II Chapter XI - A Description of several Islands discovered

26:53

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33 - Book II Chapter XII - Some Account of a Visit from Otoo, Towha, and severa…

33:29

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34 - Book II Chapter XIII - Preparations to leave the Island

33:29

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35 - Book II Chapter XIV - The Arrival of the Ship at the Island of Huaheine

20:52

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36 - Book II Chapter XV - Arrival at Ulietea

32:20

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Bewertungen

Well read and surprisingly entertaining.

(4,5 Sterne)

I was pleasantly surprised at how entertaining I found this book. I couldn't keep up with the names of people and places, but this seemed to matter little, overall. The narration is superb.

great read ...

(5 Sterne)

I was entertained, snd this is an important historical work. Great work of course... But, with wrong reader could have been dry. Readers voice, presentation, and style were perfect for this piece. Bravo!

Great Book. Great Reader.

(5 Sterne)

Thank you, David Cole, for an interesting and interested reading fo this fascinating and historic book. The pace and pronunciation are well suited to allowing the listener to follow. The work is, as expected, full of the observations and references so importnat in the late 1700s.

(5 Sterne)

fascinating account. the reader, does this valuable account justice. his diction and pace is well suited to this book. thank you David

Epic Voyage

(4,5 Sterne)

David's voice and reading lends itself well to the book. The navigation may be dry. But the detailed descriptions of people, places, and conditions are fascinating. Enjoyed it.

great account great reader, sounds like cook would.

(5 Sterne)

most interesting and well spoken with appropriate accent

(5 Sterne)