A View of Snug Corner Cove

A View of Snug Corner Cove

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Credit: BRITISH LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: A View of Snug Corner Cove, Prince William Sound, Whole drawing. A View of Snug Corner Cove, with the 'Resolution' and the 'Discovery' in the sound, and towering ice-covered cliffs on either side. In the foreground, two large canoes crewed by Alaska natives approach the two ships; on right a kayak with two men, and others with single oarsmen. Snug Corner Cove was described in the entry in Cook's journal on 16 May 1778, during his visit to Prince William Sound Sandwich Sound from 12 to 20 May 1778. Image taken from the Drawings executed by John Webber during the Third Voyage of Captain Cook, 1777-1779. Originally produced in Alaska Prince William Sound, 1778 Illustrated by John Webber.

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