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Geographical Explorations/Discoveries


PlaceExplorer/DiscoverersNationalityYear
America
Christopher Columbus
Italy
1492
Hawaii Islands
Captain James Cook
England
1778
Newfoundland
John Cabot
England
1497
New Zealand
Abel Janszoon Tasman
Holland
1642
Sea Route to India
(via Cape of Good Hope)
Vasco da Gama
Portugal
1498
North Pole
Robert Peary
USA
1909
South Pole
Roald Amundsen
Norway
1911

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