The Famous Explorers

Step 3Write a brief biography of each explorer below. This should include:

Bartholomew:Royal Household was a Portuguese explorer who sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa in 1488, the first European known to have done so. He was known as Cape of Good Hope "the Cape of storms. He helped open up the rout that Vasco da Gama would take to India.
ā€¨Christopher Columbus:

  • date of voyage
  • a map of his journey (find one and cut & paste it into your wiki page)
  • name of ship(s)
  • Importance of the voyage (the first to do what?)