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English: The Endeavour River ( Guugu Yimithirr: Wabalumbaal) on Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland, Australia, was named in 1770 by Lt. James Cook, R.N., after he was forced to beach his ship, HM Bark Endeavour, for repairs in the river mouth, after damaging it on Endeavour Reef. Joseph Banks named it the Endeavours River but the form Cook used, Endeavour River, has stuck. (→Endeavour River)
Français : L'Endeavour River (en langage Guugu Yimithirr: Wabalumbaal) est un fleuve du nord du Queensland en Australie dans la péninsule du cap York. Il se jette dans l'océan Pacifique à Cooktown (la ville de (James) Cook). (→Endeavour River)
Simple English: The Endeavour River on Cape York Peninsula in north Queensland, Australia, was named in 1770 by the English explorer, Captain James Cook. He had been forced to put his ship, HM Bark Endeavour, onto the beach at the river mouth so that it could be repaired. The ship had been damaged by coral on the Great Barrier Reef. The Aboriginal Australians, the Guugu Yimithirr people, called the river Wabalumbaal. (→Endeavour River)
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