Early Explorers

Men listed by countries for which they sailed

Vikings

Eric the Red:Mariner’s

Leif Ericksson: Great Norwegian, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Portugal

Prince Henry the Navigator: Mr.Dowling, Encyclopedia.com , Enchanted Learning, Thinkquest, Mariner’s

Vasco da Gama: Web Project, Enchanted Learning, Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Pedro Alvares Cabral: Elizabethan Era, Enchantd Learning, Mariner’s

Spain

Christopher Columbus:  Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Amerigo Vespucci: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Vasco de Balboa: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning. All About, Mariner’s

Ferdinand Magellan: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Bartholomeu Dias: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s

Juan Ponce de Leon: Thnikquest, Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning All About

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo:

Hernando de Cortez: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Hernando de Soto: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning,All About, Mariner’s

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Mariner’s

Francisco Pizarro: Mariner’s

Italy

Marco Polo: Silk Road (AMNH) , Middle Ages, Milllennium

Giovanni Da Verrazzano: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s

Amerigo Vespucci: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, All About

France

Estavanico: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning

Jacques Cartier: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s, All About

Samuel de Champlain: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Rene Sieur de LaSalle:Milllennium, Mariner’s

Jacques Marquette: Elizabethan Era,

England

John Cabot: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Milllennium, Mariner’s, All About

Sebastion Cabot: Elizabethan Era, Enchanted Learning, Mariner’s

Sir Francis Drake: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s

Sir Walter Raleigh: Elizabethan Era, Mariner’s

Sir Humphrey Gilbert: Elizabethan Era

James Cook: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s, Cook Society

Dutch

Henry Hudson: Elizabethan Era, Milllennium, Mariner’s,All About , Chadwick