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Here are some Flashcards of 12 famous explorers and their discriptions
Which English explorer completely travelled around the whole world? (Circumnavigate)
Sir Francis Drake
Which Italian explorer travelled to Asia and China in search for spices?
Which Italian Explorer sailed for Spain and discovered the New World?
Which Spanish explorer conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru?
Which Spanish explorer conquered the Aztecs that lived in Mexico?
Which English explorer discovered the coast of Canada and set up the first European colony in Canada?
Which French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a french colony in Canada?
Which English explorer discovered The Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada?
Which English explorer discovered the continent of Australia and set up a penal colony there?
Captain James Cook
Who is a member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate the seas?
Prince Henry the Navigator
Who is a Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from portugal to Asia by going south around Africa?
Vasco de Gama
Which Spanish explorer was the first European to explore the state of Florida?
Juan Ponce de Leon