By Devin P
Places Explored and Reasons Why
Skills and Educated
Ferdinand Magellan was well educated and accomplished and discovered many things. One skill he had was that he went to the royal courts to study map making, astronomy, and navigation. He was an expert navigator and in 1505 he went on his first sea journey. During the next seven years he worked for trading expeditions. Some of his accomplishments were that he was one of not many people to reach Asia. He was the first person to circumnavigate the world, or travel around the whole world. Some of his discoveries were that he found a new sea route to Asia. He also found a narrow passage way with is now called The Straight of Magellan. Lastly he discovered that Christopher Columbus did not reach Asia, but found a new land.
How Ferdinand Magellan Died
Ferdinand Magellan when he was older.
This is the straight of Magellan, the passageway that he found.
This is the route that Ferdinand Magellan took to reach Asia.