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Sir Francis Drake
An English explorer who traveled completely around the world (circumnavigate)
An Italian explorer who traveled to Asia and China looking for spices.
An Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered the "New World." (Bahamas)
A Spanish explorer who conquered the Incan natives that lived in Peru.
A Spanish explorer that conquered Aztecs that lived in Mexico.
An English explorer who discovered the coast of Canada and set up the first European colony in Canada.
A French explorer who made alliances with the natives of Canada and set up a French colony in Canada.
An English explorer who discovered the Hudson Bay and Hudson Rivers in Canada.
Captain James Cook
An English explorer who discovered the continent of Australia and setup a penal colony there.
Prince Henry The Navigator
A member of the Portuguese royal family who established a school that taught people how to navigate.
Vasco de Gama
A Portuguese explorer who found a sea route from Portugal to Asia by going south around Africa.
Juan Ponce de Leon
A Spanish explorer who was the first European to explore the state of Florida.
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