- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
- 4630 Local Area Networks
- 4630 Local Area Networks 1
Last Modified: 2011-05-24
WAS FIRST TO REACH SOUTH POLE AND TO FLY OVER NORTH POLE
EXPLORED NORTH AMERICA
ST LAWRENCE RIVER REGION
DISCOVERY OF THE NEW WORLD
MYTHICAL CITY OF CIBOLA, SW REGION OF US
MEXICO, AZTEC NATION
CUBA, FLORIDA, SE REGION OF US
PROTUGUESE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
CIRUMNAVIGATED THE GLOBE; HELPED DEFEAT SPANISH ARMADA
HUDSON RIVER, HUDSON BAY AREA
THE FIRST TO SAIL AROUND THE WORLD
DISCOVERED THE MISSISSIPPI
AMERICAN NORTH POLE (DISPUTED CLAIM; PRIOR CLAIM OF FRED COOK)
PERU, INCA EMPIRE
EXPLORED CHINA AND ASIA
FIRST EUROPEAN EXPLORER IN FLORIDA
EASTERN COAST OF US
ANTARCTICA, SOUTH POLE (PRIOR CLAIM OF AMUNDSEN)
FIRST EUROPEAN TO EXPLORE ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO
AMERICA WAS NAMED AFTER HIM; FIRST TO REALIZE THAT THE AMERICAS WERE A DIFFERENT CONTINENT THAN ASIA
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