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1032.03.04 
 Plaque to Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Albi, Tarn, France.
Born in Albi and famous for exploring the Pacific Ocean, taking over from where Captain Cook left off, he disappeared off the island of Vanikoro after being ship wrecked on coral reefs. 
 Keywords: French explorer exploration Jean Francois Laperouse navigation navigator cartographer map maker sailor lgpl

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Plaque to Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Albi, Tarn,

France.
Born in Albi and famous for exploring the Pacific Ocean, taking over from where Captain Cook left off, he disappeared off the island of Vanikoro after being ship wrecked on coral reefs.
Keywords: French explorer exploration Jean Francois Laperouse navigation navigator cartographer map maker sailor lgpl