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The Legacy of James Cook : The Story of the Bay of Islands: The St...

By: Dr. Brian J. S. Harley

"The Legacy of James Cook" tells the story of the Bay of Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

The west coast of Newfoundland still seems a remote area of the island to many Canadians and sometimes even to those living on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland. Its development proceeded quite differently from the rest of Newfoundland for complex reasons detailed in this book. Permanent settlement only started in the 18th century. When James Cook produced the first accurate map of the area after his visit in 1767, he recorded no signs of settlement in the Bay of Isla...

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