Cook Bligh 1785 Map of Hawaii

1785 Map of Hawaii

This stunningly well-drawn map, reportedly created in 1785 by Captain Cook and his officer Bligh, fairly accurately depicts the Hawaii island chain.

Imagine creating a chart such as this without the aid of modern-day GPS, airplane photography, satellites, or cameras.

And yet, Cook and his men were able to do so to a highly-detailed degree. Amazing.

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