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DIAZ
FOR PORTUGAL; ROUNDED THE SOUTHERN TIP OF AFRICA IN 1487
COLUMBUS
FOR SPAIN; FIRST TO EXPLORE THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE IN 1492
DE GAMA
FOR PORTUGAL; FOUND SEA ROUTE TO ASIA BY SAILING AROUND AFRICA IN 1497
CABOT
FOR ENGLAND; EXPLORED NEW FOUNDLAND AND NOVA SCOTIA IN 1497
VESPUCCI
FOR SPAIN; EXPLORED COAST OF SOUTH AFRICA IN 1499
CABRAL
FOR PORTUGAL; CLAIMED BRAZIL FOR PORTUGAL 1500
CORTEZ
FOR SPAIN; CONQUESTS THE AZTECS IN 1519
MAGELLAN
FOR SPAIN; TRAVELS ALL AROUND THE WORLD IN 1519
PIZARRO
FOR SPAIN; CONQUESTS PERU/ INCAS IN 1531
CARTIER
FOR FRANCE; EXPLORES THE ST.LAWRENCE RIVER IN 1535
DE SOTO
FOR SPAIN; EXPLORED THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER IN 1539
CORNADO
FOR SPAIN; EXPLORED THE SOUTHWEST IN 1540