The first circumnavigation of the globe

The first circumnavigation of the globe

The concept of a spherical Earth became more and more accepted during the 15th century, but Magellan’s expedition provided the first evidence.

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Geography

Keywords

Magellan, explorer, navigator, sailor, Pacific Ocean, expedition, Strait of Magellan, Philippines, Islands of Cape Verde, Balboa, Spanish, 16th century, Earth, passage, scurvy, native, gold, tale, rajzfilm, history, geography

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Vasco Nunez de Balboa, La Plata, Pacific Ocean, Strait of Magellan, Philippines, Islands of Cape Verde, Spain, Caribbean Sea, Panama Canal
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