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The next six “National Treasures”…

… or the next five Indiana Jones premises– only five, as the Arc is one of “Six of the World’s Greatest Missing Treasures.”

As we consult our treasure maps, we might wish a salty birthday to mariner and cartographer James Cook– Captain Cook– who was born in Yorkshire on this date in 1728 (O.S.; Nov. 7, N.S.), and  who explored more of the world than any other navigator.

Nathaniel Dance’s portrait of Cook

Written by LW

October 27, 2008 at 1:01 am

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