Found Northern tip of North America while looking for the New Land.
helped to creattea carival and a new trade route to Asia and African gold source.
Discoverd southern tip of Africa
Vasco Da Gama
Sailed around Africa and on toward India.
America was named after and explored and mapped new lands.
Vasco Nunez De Balboa
Found body of water across Panama and reached coast of the Pacific Ocean.
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China. He also found the Caribbean Islands.
Ferdinand Magellan and crew
First to sail around the world and named the Pacific Ocean.
He found the Aztecs and they thought he was a white God.
Found Incan Empire and discovered Peru area.
Ponce de Leon
Looked for the Fountain of Youth, but found Florida instead.
First person to sail into the New York Harbor.
Discovereed New Foundland, also the start of St. Lawrence River.
Capitol of New France
Robert la Salle
Followed the Mississippi untill he reached the Gulf of Mexico. He also named the Louisiana Valley.
Found Fool's Gold.
First to claim lands for Britain. (Canada)
Sir Walter Raleigh
Found lost colony of Roanoke.
Established a colony in Jamestown.
Married Pocahontos and Founded Tobacco and Jamestown.
Settled in the English Colonies.
Father of New France, and found Quebec
was lost at sea
Found the New York are.
Sir Francis Drake
raided Spanish shipes and settlements of gold.