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Can be proved true.
Fact
Claimed new sea for Spain later named Pacific Ocean
Balboa
What a person believes; cannot be proven true
Opinion
Pacific means
Peaceful
cuts the earth in half longitude.
Prime Meridian
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
Isthmus
Cuts the earth in half (latitude)
Equator
The German cartographer who made the first map with the new continent.
Martin Waldseemuller
Runs east/west latitude
Parallels
He did not believe that Columbus found Indies or that Cabot found Cathay. After his voyage, he claimed there had to be a new continent. The Americas are named for him.
Amerigo Vespucci
Magellan named sea Balboa had found.
Pacific Ocean
The people he found in the Indies were called
Indians
Another name for longitude
Meridian
Sailed for England, he landed in Newfoundland, Canada, but thought he had found Cathay (China)
John Cabot
A sickness caused by not getting enough Vitamin C
Scurvy
Completed first trip around the world.
Magellan
Runs north/south
Longitude
What is a decision reached by thoughtful study?
Conclusion
connects North and South America
Isthmus of Panama
A journey taken for a special reason
Expedition