In 1492 a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Christopher
Columbus resulted in the discovery of the Americas, a continent which was ...
Voyages to the New World First Expedition On Aug. 3, 1492, Columbus sailed
from Palos, Spain, with three small ships, the Santa María,
Perhaps the most famous explorer was Christopher Columbus. Born in Genoa,
Italy, in 1451 to a weaver, young Columbus first went to sea at the age of fourteen
Columbus reports on his first voyage, 1493. A primary source by Christopher
Columbus. View this item in the Collection. On August 3, 1492, Columbus set sail
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain sponsored Christopher Columbus's
first voyage in 1492. Under the terms of the sponsorship, Columbus would ...
Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) was an Italian explorer who realized that the
world was ... A map activity on Columbus' 1492 voyage to the New World.
Oct 12, 2015 ... Explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus was born in 1451 in the Republic
of Genoa, Italy. His first voyage into the Atlantic Ocean in 1476 ...
Map of Christopher Columbus - 3nd Voyage. On May 30, 1498, Christopher
Columbus left Sanlúcar, Spain with six ships for his third trip to the New World.
Christopher Columbus - guiode to his 1st Voyage. ... On the evening of August
3rd 1492, Columbus left Palos with three ships, the Santa Maria, Niña and Pinta.
Around 1479, Columbus married, but his wife died in 1485. Having failed to gain
Portuguese support for a westward exploratory voyage, Columbus moved to ...