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Canoes of Oonalashka

"Canoes of Oonalashka." The engraving shows two kayaks. The top picture shows a kayak with two paddlers, each with a single-bladed paddle. The men are wearing waterproof gear and hats. The bottom picture depicts a single-hole kayak. The paddler is wearing waterproof gear and a visor with feathers. Book citation: Voyages round the world : containing the whole of his discoveries, in geography, navigation, astronomy, with memoirs of his life, and particulars relative to his unfortunate death / performed by Captain James Cook, by royal authority. London: J. Robins, Albion Press, 1822. University of Alaska Fairbanks - Atrium Exhibit.

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