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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 ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Columbus

Christopher Columbus ( c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and ... In the same year, Christopher was on a Genoese ship hired in the service of .... year's time to sail out into the Atlantic, search for a western route to the Orient, ..... voyage nominally in search of the Strait of Malacca to the Indian Ocean.

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.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 ... In actual fact, Columbus did not actually discover North America, but he was the first ... 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.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 ...

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 ...

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Christopher_Columbus

Feb 20, 2017 ... Christopher Columbus, commonly rendered in Spanish as Cristóbal ... venture down the African coastline in search of a sea route to India. ... Columbus first presented his plan for a western route to the Indies to the court of Portugal in 1485. ... Columbus did not realize that Alfraganus used the much longer ...

www.the-map-as-history.com/maps/10-age_of_discovery.php

A few years later, Vasco de Gama reached India by sailing around Southern Africa. ... Age of Discovery, New World, Magellan's voyage, Christopher Columbus, Vasco da ... However, this maritime exploit by a few hundred men did not lead to ... of Castile who provided the funds for his plan to sail to Asia by a western route.