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Leif Ericson
Country: Scandinavia
Noted for: Settled Northern Canada
Diaz
From: Portugal
Noted for: Discovering the Southern tip of Afirca.
Columbus
From: Spain
Noted for: Redovered the Western Hemisphere.
John Cabot
From: England
Noted for: Explored and claimed New England area for England.
da Gama
From: Portugal
Noted for: Discovered all water route to India.
Cabral
From: Portugal
Noted for: Claimed Brazil for Portugal.
Vaspucci
From: Spain
Noted for: America named for him.
Balboa
From: Spain
Noted for: Discovered the South Sea.
Ponce de Leon
From: Spain
Noted for: Explored and named Florida while looking for the fountian of youth.
Cortez
From: Spain
Noted for: Conqured the Azetecs of Mexico.
Magellan
From: Spain
Noted for: His crew sailed around the world.
Varrazano
From: France
Noted for: Tried to find an all water route to Asia by going north of Canada.
Pizarro
From: Spain
Noted for: Conqured the Incas of Peru.
Cartier
From: France
Noted for: Explored the St. Lawrence River Valley, claimed it for France.
de Soto
From: Spain
Noted for: Discovered the Mississippi River.