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Further explorationsFerdinand Magellan(1480–1521), was the first navigator to cross the Pacific Ocean, discoveringtheStrait of Magellan, theTuamotusandMariana Islands, and achieving a nearlycompletecircumnavigationof the Earth, in multiple voyages, for the first time.Juan SebastianElcano(1476–1526),Further explorationsFerdinand Magellan(1480–1521), was the first navigator to cross the Pacific Ocean, discoveringtheStrait of Magellan, theTuamotusandMariana Islands, and achieving a nearlycompletecircumnavigationof the Earth, in multiple voyages, for the first time.Juan SebastianElcano(1476–1526), completed the firstglobal circumnavigation.In the second halfFurther explorationsFurther explorationsFerdinand Magellan(1480–1521), was the first navigator to cross the Pacific Ocean, discoveringtheStrait of Magellan, theTuamotusandMariana Islands, and achieving a nearlycompletecircumnavigationof the Earth, in multiple voyages, for the first time.Juan SebastianElcano(1476–1526), completed the firstglobal circumnavigation.Further explorationsFerdinand Magellan(1480–1521), was the first navigator to cross the Pacific Ocean, discoveringtheStrait of Magellan, theTuamotusandMariana Islands, and achieving a nearlycompletecircumnavigationof the Earth, in multiple voyages, for the first time.Further explorationsFerdinand Magellan(1480–1521), was the first navigator to cross the Pacific Ocean, discoveringtheStrait of Magellan, theTuamotusandMariana Islands, and achieving a nearlycompletecircumnavigationof the Earth, in multiple voyages, for the first time.Juan SebastianElcano(1476–1526), completed the firstglobal circumnavigation.In the second half of the 16th century and the 17th century exploration of Asia and the Pacific Oceancontinued with explorers such asAndrés de Urdaneta(1498–1568), who discovered the maritimeroute from Asia to the Americas;Pedro Fernandes de Queirós(1565–1614), who discoveredthePitcairn Islandsand theVanuatuarchipelago;Álvaro de Mendaña(1542–1595), who discoveredtheTuvaluarchipelago, theMarquesas, theSolomon IslandsandWake Island.Explorers of Australia includedWillem Janszoon(1570–1630), who made the first recordedEuropean landing in Australia;Yñigo Ortiz de Retez, who discovered and reached eastern andnorthernNew Guinea;Luis Váez de Torres(1565–1613), who discovered theTorresStraitbetweenAustraliaandNew Guinea;Abel Tasman(1603–1659), who explored North Australia,discoveredTasmania,New ZealandandTongatapu.In North America, major explorers includedHenry Hudson(156?–1611), who explored theHudsonBayin Canada;Samuel de Champlain(1574–1635), who exploredSt. Lawrence Riverand theGreatLakes(in Canada and northern United States); andRené-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle(1643–1687), who explored the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, and the entire lengthof the Mississippi River.

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Spring
Professor
THOMAS
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Pacific Ocean, Solomon Islands, Willem Janszoon, Luis V ez de Torres

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