Was Christopher Columbus Truly Accurate?

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Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 CE in Genoa, Italy where he was an explorer and navigator. Columbus had been traveling west to find trade routes in the Indies. The purpose of Christopher's travels were that, the Muslims had the only trade route headed west and he had been determined to cut the Muslims out of the his was for possible trades. However, during this time Columbus had begun embracing the ideas of Ptolemy’s and the estimates he had drawn up for the size of the world. In source 4 From Ptolemy’s Geography, Ptolemy mentions that the work and calculations that he has produced are definitely accurate to a certain extent by implying, “...on account of their great size, we have as yet no knowledge; with regard to other parts we

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