Early Portuguese and Spanish Explorers
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Henry the Navigator

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2. Henry the navigator encouraged scholers to work in Sarges, so they can teach and study. He is most famous for his monumental contribution of geographical discoveries and the opening up of trade and cultural links between Eroupe and the East.

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A Caravel
A Caravel

Henry the Navigator
Henry the Navigator

The School of Navigation
The School of Navigation


A Brief Biography of : Barthomolew Dias

Date of voyage : 1481 - 1488 and again at 1497 - 1500.
Name of Ship : The ninia.
Importance of voyage : The first European to lead a voyage around the Cape of good.

The Voyages of Barthomolew Dias
The Voyages of Barthomolew Dias

Barthomolew Dias
Barthomolew Dias


A Brief Biography of: Christopher Columbus

Date of voyage: 1492 - 1504 four voyages have been made.
Name of ships: Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria
Importance of voyage: He was the first European to reach South America.




Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus

Christpher Columbus' 4 voyages
Christpher Columbus' 4 voyages



A Brief Biography of: Vasco da Gama

Date of voyage: 1497 - 1499.
name of ships: The Sao Gabrie, the Sao Rafael, a store ship and the Barrio.
Importance of voyage: He was the commander of the first ships to sale from Europe to India.


Vasco da gama
Vasco da gama

Vasco da Gama's voyage
Vasco da Gama's voyage




A Brief Biography of : Ferdinand Magellan

Date of voyage:1519 - 1522.
Name of ships: The Trinidad, the San Antonio, the Concepcion, the Victoria and the Santiago.
Importance of voyage: His voyage turned out to be the first circumnavigation of the world and he traveled across unknown parts of the world and found new routes to the spice islands.

Ferdinand Magellans voyage
Ferdinand Magellans voyage
Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan





Early English and Dutch Explorers

A Brief Biography of: Frances Drake

Date of voyage: 1564 - 1577
Name of ship: The Golden Hind
Importance of voyage: The first Englishmen To go around the world.

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Frances Drake
Frances Drake


A Brief Biography of: Abel Tasman

Date of voyage:1642 - 1644
Name of ships: The Heemsherk and the Zeehaen.
Importance of voyage:He was the first Dutchmen to sail around the world.



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Abel Tasman
Abel Tasman



A Brief Biography of: William Dampier

Date of voyage: 1685 - 1688
Name of ships: The Roebuck and the Saint Goerge.
Importance of voyage: The first Englishmen to sail to Western Australia.
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William Dampier's voyage
William Dampier's voyage



A Brief Biography of : James Cook

Date of voyage: 1768 - 1771.
Name of ships: The Endeaver, the Resolution and the Adventure.
Imprtance of voyage: He was the first known European to circumnavigate New Zealand, navigate the eastern coastline of Australia, and make contact with the Hawaiian Islands.

James Cook
James Cook

James Cook's voyage
James Cook's voyage