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In January 1778 Captain Cook and his crew became the first Europeans to see the Hawaiian Islands. Sadly, he was killed in a skirmish with the people of these islands on February 14, 1779. What name did he give the archipelago when he first discovered it?

Hervey Islands
Marshall Islands
Caroline Islands
Sandwich Islands

Tags: captain cook, hawaiian islands
Asked by rajan, 11 Apr '12 05:53 am
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Sandwich Islands
Answered by uttar, 11 Apr '12 06:42 am

 
  
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Sandwich Islands
Answered by jameel ahmed, 11 Apr '12 07:36 pm

 
  
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Sandwich Islands
Answered by iqbal seth, 11 Apr '12 07:12 pm

 
  
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Sandwich Islands
Answered by aflatoon, 11 Apr '12 09:49 am

 
  
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Sandwich Islands
Answered by shuan olarte, 11 Apr '12 05:57 am

 
  
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Why are you sad he was killed.
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Answered by Tarun Agrawal, 11 Apr '12 06:11 am

 
  
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