The European Discovery of the Tonga Islands

@article{Hooker1998TheED,
  title={The European Discovery of the Tonga Islands},
  author={Brian N Hooker},
  journal={Terrae Incognitae},
  year={1998},
  volume={36},
  pages={20 - 27}
}
The purpose of this paper is to review the European discovery of the main islands and islets which comprise the Kingdom of Tonga, and to confirm the name of each discoverer.l There is no disagreement among scholars concerning the names of the discoverers. The novelties in the paper are the review encompassing the modern political-geographic extent of the kingdom, and the bringing together of the various separate accounts of discoveries under one main heading. Possibly another innovation is the…