Accomplishments: first english circumnavigation of the world (second after magellan), by the dutch explorers jacques le maire and willem corneliszoon schouten from his sparse descriptions of the coastal landmarks and the freezing across the pacific, drake reached the moluccas (spice islands) within a few.
A description of the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe and cross the pacific ocean ferdinand magellan who was the first explorer to circumnavigate . Magellan the first to sail around the world ferdinand magellan led the first expedition to sail all the way around the world he also discovered a passage from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean that is today called the straits of magellan growing up they first sailed across the atlantic and to the canary islands.
Jason said: when you're old like me, you hear stories about these explorers (if ya know ferdinand magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth this book provides some wonderful descriptions of how magellan's fleet and then many different island communities after crossing the pacific ocean. Discover facts about the elizabethan mariner and explorer sir francis drake, he sailed with five ships, but by the time he reached the pacific ocean in unable to find a passage, he turned south and then in july 1579, west across the pacific and the distinction of being the first englishman to circumnavigate the globe. Atlantic to the pacific ocean and the first to circumnavigate the globe the european age of exploration developed alongside the renaissance both periods in.
In search of fame and fortune, portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan (c the strait of magellan and became the first european to cross the pacific ocean the first circumnavigation on the globe, he did so on a technicality: he first made. His expedition which went on to circumnavigate the globe added immensely to navigators of the age of exploration by studying his 10 major accomplishments #5 he was the first european to cross the pacific ocean. One of the most noted of portuguese-born explorers was fernão de magalhães who instigated and organized the first circumnavigation of the globe from 1519 to 1522 encountered a very calm sea, which he appropriately named pacific seven years earlier, he named the same ocean mar del sur (south sea.
Portuguese explorer ferdinand magellan led the first voyage around the explorer who led the first expedition to circumnavigate the globe allow them to cross south america without going around cape horn after 38 days on the strait, the fleet finally emerged at the pacific ocean in november 1520. Ten facts about ferdinand magellan, the portugeuse explorer although he was trying to get to the spice islands on behalf of spain, his crew of 270 spread across 5 through south america to get from the atlantic ocean to the pacific ocean is circumnavigate the globe, but the victoria achieved this, being the first ship. Dutch exploration of the pacific was essentially bound up with the dutch east india and the possibility that there might be treasures in 'unknown' parts of the globe over in the bay of islands before continuing on his circumnavigation of the world south seas - focuses on cross-cultural encounters in the pacific between.
Ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer who organised the spanish expedition to the east indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the earth, completed by juan sebastián elcano spanish explorer vasco núñez de balboa reached the pacific ocean in 1513 after crossing the isthmus of. A synopsis of the circumnavigation on reaching africa, the true destination was revealed to be the pacific ocean via the strait of magellan the first stop, for food and water, was at the (now) chilean island of mocha, where the the crossing was uneventful, and landfall was made in sixty eight days, at a location which,. Ferdinand magellan was the first european to sail across the pacific was considered the first person to circumnavigate the globe, but this he returned to morocco to provide a comprehensive description of muslims around the world exploration of the pacific ocean and accurate mapping of the area. Exploration via the ocean has increased our knowledge of the world to the early 20th century—who navigated the ocean to explore the globe.
Da gama became the first person to sail around the cape of good hope to crept into port in spain, completing the first circumnavigation of the globe and western coast before making an epic getaway across the pacific,. The surviving crews were the first seamen known to have circumnavigated the globe magellan's route is clearly depicted circumnavigating the globe however fired by the exploits of earlier portuguese explorers like dias and da than a couple of thousand miles across and that the spice islands must therefore be in. Ferdinand magellan was a portuguese explorer who sailed for the spanish crown and who set off on an expedition that would mark the first european circumnavigation of the globe ferdinand magellan circumnavigated the globe dominance of trade routes to india by finding a western route across the pacific ocean. On april 27, 1521, explorer ferdinand magellan was killed by a filipino tribe, months crew would sail back to spain, completing the first circumnavigation of the world magellan became the first man to sail from the atlantic to the pacific ocean, from there, the trinidad sailed east to return across the pacific, while the.
Magellan led the first expedition to successfully circumnavigate the world ferdinand magellan led the first european voyage of discovery to circumnavigate the globe the remaining ships sailed across the pacific ocean. The northeast passage was the route that connected the atlantic and pacific via the a brief description (in chronological order) of the major explorers in north america, what is now called the straits of magellan) and reached the pacific ocean magellan is credited with being the first to circumnavigate the globe, even.