Great adventures that changed our world: the world's great explorers, their triumphs and tragedies
Presents accounts of more than a hundred great journeys, from the first voyage beyond the horizon to the first lunar landing, using diaries, logs, and other primary sources
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The Discovery of the World
Navigators in Unknown Seas
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Africa Amundsen Apollo 11 Arab Arawaks Arctic arrived Asia Atahualpa Atlantic Aztec Balboa Bartolomeu Dias bathysphere Beebe began Bering boat Bougainville Cajamarca canoe Cape captain caravel century Champlain China Cipangu coast colony Columbus command conquistadors continued Cook Coronado Cortes crew cross discovered discovery Drake east Europe European expedition explorers feet finally fleet Gama Gama's gold Greenland Gulf Hispaniola Inca Indians Indies island journey Khan king Lake land later Livingstone Magellan Marco Polo Mexico miles Mongol Montezuma months mountains Nansen natives navigator night North America northwest Northwest Passage Ocean Pacific Pacific Ocean party passage Peary Pizarro Pole Portugal Portuguese Pytheas reached River route sailed sailors scurvy sent ships shore sight slave soon southern Spain Spaniards Spanish spices Stanley strait supplies Tenochtitlan tion took trade traveled Vikings voyage winds wrote