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History of Discoveries, Explorations, and Travel

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Explorations and Discoveries by Sea

Vitus Bering
Vitus Bering

James Cook
James Cook
the first European to land on New Zealand, discoverer of the Hawaiian Islands, etc.

William Dampier
William Dampier

Bartolomeu Dias
Bartolomeu Dias

John Franklin
John Franklin

Martin Frobisher
Martin Frobisher

Vasco da Gama
Vasco da Gama

Henry the Navigator
Henry the Navigator

John Ledyard
John Ledyard
writer of the first travel story by an American to be published in the United States

Ferdinand Magellan
Ferdinand Magellan
leader of the first voyage around the world

Abel Tasman
Abel Janszoon Tasman

Naomi Uemura
Naomi Uemura

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