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Journals of Cook Inlet namesake up for discussion's tough not to know a little bit about Capt. James Cook, but anyone interested in learning more about the British...present a discussion on the "The Journals of Captain James Cook," exhibit, which was installed at the visitors center...
Anchor Point

In 1787, the British explorer Captain James Cook lost the anchor of a ship to the powerful currents of Cook Inlet. He named a bump on the nearby coastline after his lost anchor...
Roni Kay Cook

...Cook and Misty Cook of Anchorage, and April Hayes of Anchorage.She was preceded in death by her adoptive father John James Cook, and her natural father Donald Roy Ingalls.A memorial service will be held at Kenai Bible Chapel on Sunday, July...
Capt. Cook's legacy lives on

Capt. James Cook has returned to the Kenai Peninsula. The new exhibit, "The Journals of Captain James Cook," has been installed for visitors at...culminated in "The Journals of Captain James Cook." Visitors can make their own journeys...
''Woman of Ounalaskha'' home after 223 years away

...captain. Now, she's back home. The pencil drawing is one of just two known portraits that were done here during Capt. James Cook's famous third world voyage, said Rick Knecht, director of the Museum of the Aleutians, which arranged for the final...
Fun, adventure wait at the end of the road

...Captain Cook State Recre-ation area, opened in the 1970s, covers some 3,500 acres. The park is named after Capt. James Cook, an English mariner who in 1778 explored the inlet that now bears his name. The park boundaries, which start at Mile...
Phillips lays keel for 3rd Millennium-class tanker

...The Polar Discovery is scheduled to be in service in late 2002. The vessels are named after ships commanded by Capt. James Cook, the famed British mariner who sailed to Alaska in the late 1700s.
Highlighting history

...has studied the arrival of colonial explorers to the area. She said she wanted to include a sign discussing Captain James Cook and Captain George Vancouver, among others. "There's at least four countries that sent major explorations into Cook...
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

...everywhere else is "outside" of Alaska. Besides, the Hawaiian Islands are so far out in the Pacific Ocean that Captain James Cook (namesake of the Cook Inlet) didn't "discover" them until almost 300 years after Columbus mistook islands in the...
Rig gets a new name

...spokesperson. In addition, the name has ties to Alaska and Australia, where the company is publicly traded. In 1770, Lt. James Cook commanded the British Royal Navy ship, HMS Endeavour, when he was the first to land on the east coast of Australia...


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