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MaritimeExploration HaleyGuarnera EssayUnit3 C.MichelleBrock DateSeptember19,2017 FerdinandMagellanandSirFrancisDrakebothcircumnavigated1aroundtheworld. AlthoughMagellanwentfirstandDrakefollowedinhisfootsteps.Thetwofacedmany problemsbutalsomademaydiscoveries.Althoughtheytraveledalmostthesamepaththeyhad theirdifferences.Thesevoyagesinthe1500’screatedmanynewthingsandbroughtmanynew discoveriestous.Theirwaysofhandlingsituationsweredifferentandtherisktheywerewilling totakewereaswell. IwillstartbywritingaboutFerdinandMagellan'sVoyagethatwasfrom1519to1522. OneofthefiveshipsofMagellan’svoyagewasnamedVictoria,VictoriavoyagedfromSpainto thePhilippinesandreturnedwithspices.ThroughoutthevoyageofMagellanhimandthecrew wereabletodiscovermanythingsindifferentplaces.Onebigthingwasspices,theywere mostlyusedforflavoringandpreservingfoodandalsomaskedthetasteofmeatthathadgone bad,somespiceswerespicescinnamon,clove,nutmegandespeciallyblackpepper.Oneof Magellan’swellknowncrewmemberswasAntonioPigafetta,aVenetianscholar,heaccepted thetitleof"supernumerary2"andamodestsalary.HebecameanassistantofMagellanandkept anaccuratejournal.WhilesailingdownthecoastofSouthAmericaMagellanandhiscrewran intoafewproblems.Onminorproblemwastheclimatechangeastheytraveledsouth,thecrew hadtogetusedto

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