Saturday, 19th. Little wind with much rain in the night, the South-West swell still Continues, from which I conclude that there is no land near us in that Quarter. Wind North-West; course South-East by South; distance 62 miles; .. . . . → Read More: Saturday, 19th August, 1769 « Captain James Cook
However on 19 June 1770 Captain James Cook obviously did not share this opinion as he wrote in his journal: “This afternoon I went upon one of the highest hills over the harbour from which I had a perfect view of the inlet or … . . . → Read More: Cooktown and Cape York: So why is it called Grassy Hill …..?