Explorers

by everett noel

Christopher Columbus

Columbus was inspired to sail for exploration by Marco Polo. Financed by the Spanish his dreams were finally set into motion and Sixteen ships set sail for the new world. However Columbus was later arrested for his relations with the Spanish.
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Vasco de Gama

Vasco sailed the Western coast of Africa but his first voyage was to India by Atlantic ocean. He found India. He set sail with 170 men then came back with all most 55 men.

Magellan

He was the first to sail the Strait of Magellan between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The biggest and most impacting thing he did was confirming the world was a globe not flat. Unfortunately he was killed in the Philippines.
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