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After the second voyage, James Cook was promoted to Captain and was made a Fellow of the Royal Society. He was an given honourable retirement and a post at Greenwich Hospital. This retirement lasted less than one year. What brought Captain Cook out of retirement to sail on his third voyage (1776-1779)?

To circumnavigate and map South America
A promise he made to the King of Tahiti
The search for the Northwest Passage
To begin colonization of Australia

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Asked by rajan, 11 Apr '12 05:53 am
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The search for the Northwest Passage
Answered by aflatoon, 11 Apr '12 09:49 am

 
  
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The search for the Northwest Passage
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The search for the Northwest Passage
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The search for the Northwest Passage
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