World Explorers

Columbus, Hartog and Cook

Columbus

Christopher Columbus is born

1451

First Voyage

1492

Second Voyage

1493

Third Voyage

1498

Final Voyage

1502

Columbus dies

1506

Hartog

Dirk Hartog is born

1580

Hartog sets sail

1615

He was separated from the other ships and landed on the Cape of Good Hope.

Lands on W.A. coastline

1616

First European explorer to land on the Western Australian coastline and 2nd to land on Australian soil.
Accurately charted the coastline of W.A.

Hartog dies

1621

Cook

James Cook is born

1728

First Voyage

1768

Second Voyage

1772

Third Voyage

1776

Cook dies

1779

Cook was killed in Hawaii during a dispute between his men and the Hawaiians.