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Important Geographical Discoveries

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Important Geographical Discoveries

1. America – Christopher Columbus (Italian)
2. Sea Route To India – Vasco Da Gama (Portuguese)
3. China – Marco Polo
4. New Foundland – John Cabot (British)
5. Brazil – Pedro Alvarez Cabral (Portuguese)
6. The Island of Tasmania And New Zealand – Tasman (Dutch)
7. Hawaiian Islands – Captain Cook (Britain)
8. North Pole – Robert Peary (USA)
9. South Pole – Amundsen (Norway)
10. Suez Canal – Ferdinand De Lesseps
11. Victoria Falls – David Livingston (British)
12. Cape of Good Hope – Bartholomew Diaz (Portuguese)
13. Greenland – Norseman Eric
14. North America – Leif Ericsson
15. Niger River – Mungo Park
16. Lake Tanganyika – Richard Francis Burton
17. Hudson Bay – Henry Hudson
18. Mount Everest – Edmund Hillary