1. Voyages of Christopher Columbus - Wikipedia

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    Columbus believed the incorrect calculations of Marinus of Tyre, putting the landmass at 225 degrees, leaving only 135 degrees of water. Moreover, Columbus believed ...

  2. Christopher Columbus Discovers America, 1492

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    The vessels were hove to, waiting for daylight; and on Friday they arrived at a small island of the Lucayos, called, in the language of the Indians, Guanahani.

  3. Christopher Columbus - Explorer - Biography.com

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    Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus is remembered for his 1492 discovery of the 'New World,' and how his legacy of European colonization is a mixed one. Learn more ...

  4. BBC - History - Christopher Columbus

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    Christopher Columbus © Known as 'the man who discovered America', Columbus was in fact trying to find a westward sea passage to the Orient when he landed in the New ...

  5. Christopher Columbus - 2nd Voyage

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    Christopher Columbus - 2nd Voyage. Columbus left from Cádiz in Spain for his second voyage (1493-1496) on September 24, 1493, with 17 ships and about 1200 men.

  6. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS - CATHOLIC TRADITION

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    Some Sections Written and Others Compiled by Pauly Fongemie INTRODUCTION CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HIS MISSION THE DEATH OF COLUMBUS

  7. Christopher Columbus | Italian explorer | Britannica.com

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    Christopher Columbus, Italian Cristoforo Colombo, Spanish Cristóbal Colón (born between August 26 and October 31?, 1451, Genoa [Italy]died May 20, 1506 ...

  8. Biography of Explorer Christopher Columbus - ThoughtCo

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    The Significance of Christopher Columbus: Columbus was not the first to 'discover' or even 'explore' the Americas. However, he was the first to create extended ...

  9. Christopher Columbus - Social Studies for Kids

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    Christopher Columbus and the New World Columbus is famous for finding something he didn't set out to find. Discover more about this famous ...

  10. Christopher Columbus dies - May 20, 1506 - HISTORY.com

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    On May 20, 1506, the great Italian explorer Christopher Columbus dies in Valladolid, Spain. Columbus was the first European to explore the Americas since the Vikings ...