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List of navigators and their discoveries

16-JUN-2014 14:02

    Here you can find the list of renowned navigators and their discoveries. The list will be of immense help for the students who are preparing for competitive exams such as IAS/ PCS, Banking and MBA exams. The list is also useful for layman users.                           

    Navigator

    Country

    Year

    Discovery

    Bartholomew Diaz

    Portugal

    1486

    Cape of Good Hope

    Christopher Columbus

    Spain

    1492

    San Salvador

    Ferdinand de Magellan

    Spain

    1492

    Pacific Ocean, Philippines, Moluccas

    Or Spice Islands

     

    Pedro Alvarez Cabral

    Portugal

    1500

    Brazil

    Prince Henry

    Portugal

    1415

    Canary islands, Island of Madeira

    Vasco da Gama

    Portugal

    1498

    Calicut

     

    Read more:Portugal , Spain , Brazil

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