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Thomas Conder: Chart of the Sandwich Islands

Map: USA8989
 
Cartographer: Thomas Conder
Title: Chart of the Sandwich Islands
Date: c. 1790
Published: London
Width: 13 inches / 34 cm
Height: 8 inches / 21 cm
Map ref: USA8989
Description:
This chart of Hawaii is based on the survey performed by Captain Cook and shows the route of his ship on his third voyage in 1778.

A large inset on the lower left highlights Karakakooa Bay or modern Kealakekua Bay on the island of Hawaii, the site where Cook was killed in 1779. [USA8989]