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THE FIRST VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD BY MAGELLANBy Antonio PigafettaFive Hundred years ago a Portuguese explorer Fernāo deMagalhāes was in charged in finding a Spanish route or aWestern route to Moluccas for the Spices, however, KingManuel of Portugal did not support him for the reason that theworld is flat and so he might fall at the end of the world.Magellan talk to King Charles I of Spain about his plan and sothe King supported him, so the Spanish official furnished 5ships for the expedition; Trinidad, San Antonio, Concepcion,Victoria and Santiago. On September 20, 1519 Magellan shipsleft the Sancular de Barrameda, Spain. On November 29, 1519the ships crossed the Atlantic Ocean. On August 1520, afterthey reached the mouth of Santa Cruz River, South America theSantiago ship had been wrecked while surveying for thepossible strait. On October 21, 1520 the four ship rounded theCabo of Virgenes (Argentina) and entered the passage of theStrait of Magellan’s seeking but San Antonio Ship had been

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