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Books di Koestler Grack Rachel A con argomento Discoveries In Geography

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan

Koestler-Grack Rachel A. 
edizioni Chelsea House Pub collana Chelsea House Pub (Library)

Ferdinand Magellan, a Portuguese sailor working for the Spanish, believed he could find a shorter route to India by heading west instead of east. Like Columbus before him, he was destined to reach the Americas. Magellan, however, continued past the New World and sailed into the Pacific Ocean. The expedition took a...

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Vasco Da Gama And The Sea Route To India

Vasco Da Gama And The Sea Route To India

Koestler-Grack Rachel A. 
edizioni Facts on File collana Facts on File (Library)

This Portuguese navigator's initial voyage to India in 1497-1499 opened up the sea route from Western Europe to the East by way of the Cape of Good Hope. This changed the world's balance of power and helped make his home country one of the richest and powerful in the world.

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