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3 years to complete their circumnavigation. They each went through many obstacles. Each of their circumnavigations were successful.In conclusion, both Magellan and Drake led successful voyages around the world. Although, Magellan did not quite make it, his crew completed his circumnavigation for him, therefore making it successful. As for Drake, he didn’t exactly find his route across the Atlantic, but he continued his voyage. While Drake was the 1stEnglishman to navigate through the Straits of Magellan, he was the first to follow Magellan’s steps to circumnavigate the entire globe going west. Magellan completed his circumnavigation based upon his beliefs that he could find a route to the Spice Islands by going west. Drake completed his circumnavigation as a mission for the Queen. Although upon different reasoning, they each managed to complete and find success in their voyages.
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