Vasco Da Gamma was a Portuguese sailor who discovered the sea route to India.
Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese navigator who traveled around the world and proved that the earth is round.
Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator who discovered America.
James Cook was an English navigator who discovered Australia's fertile east coast and several other Pacific islands.
Robert E. Peary & Mathew Henson were two Americans who discovered the North Pole in 1909.
Ronald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer who discovered the South Pole in 1911.
Pedro Alvares Cabral was a Portuguese navigator who discovered Brazil in 1500.
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