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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyages_of_Christopher_Columbus

In 1492, a Spanish-based transatlantic maritime expedition led by Christopher Columbus ... The search for a westward route to Asia continued in 1513 when Vasco ... to sail out west into the Atlantic, search for a western route to India, and return. ... Where Columbus did differ from the generally accepted view of his time was ...

www.quora.com/Why-was-Christopher-Columbus-searching-for-India

Indo-European trade through the Incense Route, Spice trade and the maritime silk road has ... By the middle of the 15th century, Western Europe acquired the tools and ... How did Christopher Columbus get so off track while attempting to sail to ... When Columbus first came ashore and was greeted by the Arawak native ...

www.rmg.co.uk/discover/explore/christopher-columbus-0

Explorer Christopher Columbus (1451–1506) is famed for his 1492 ... He's famous for discovering the New World but did Columbus actually set foot in North ... Columbus wanted to find a new route to India, China, Japan and the Spice Islands. .... Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year · Exhibitions & events · Opening ...

www.wired.com/2011/08/0803columbus-sets-sail-trade-route

Aug 3, 2011 ... 1492: Christopher Columbus, sailing for the Spanish crown, weighs anchor ... When the last Moorish stronghold fell at Granada, Spain was feeling expansive. ... He never did find that alternate route around the Muslims, but on ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-lands-in-south-america

Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets foot on the American mainland ... with the possibility of pioneering a western sea route to Cathay (China), India, ... North America sits on the globe (they did not yet know that the Pacific Ocean existed). ... to finance a fourth voyage, in which he was to search for the earthly paradise ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-sets-sail

From the Spanish port of Palos, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets sail in ... the Pinta, and the Nina—on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India, ... scope of what he did achieve: He had discovered for Europe the New World, .... Rust was serving a four-year sentence at a labor camp when the Soviets ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/columbus-reaches-the-new-world

On this day in History, Columbus reaches the New World on Oct 12, 1492. ... who sponsored his attempt to find a western ocean route to China, India, and the fabled ... scope of what he did achieve: He had discovered for Europe the New World, ... Recovered letter of Christopher Columbus on the discovery of America photo ...

europeanexplorers.weebly.com/christopher-columbus.html

When he was younger he sailed on trading ships. Christopher Columbus wanted to apply his sailing skills and use them to find a water route to Asia. During his time silks and spices from India/Asia traveled over land or by a long water route that ... route to Asia he did find a "New World" that Europeans did not know existed.

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Christopher_Columbus

Feb 20, 2017 ... Columbus first presented his plan for a western route to the Indies to the court of Portugal in 1485. .... Christopher Columbus, to the above-mentioned countries of India, ... Word of his finding new lands rapidly spread throughout Europe. .... In his later years, Columbus demanded that the Spanish Crown give ...

www.thepirateking.com/bios/columbus_christopher.htm

On the morning of Oct. 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus stepped ashore on an island in the Americas. ... He was seeking a western sea route from Europe to Asia. When he sighted America, he believed that he had reached his goal. ... To reach India, China, Japan, and the East Indies, the Portuguese were already probing ...