Piece of volcanic rock

A small piece of black lava from the place where Captain James Cook was killed on Hawaii (Kealakekua Bay).

Object Details

ID: REL0040
Collection: Relics
Type: Lava
Display location: Not on display
Events: Exploration: Cook's Third Voyage, 1776
Date made: 1779
People: Cook, James; Young, W. Royal United Service Institution
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Measurements: Overall: 55 mm x 75 mm x 65 mm

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