Map Of The World Before Columbus

But columbus was not one of them. Christopher columbus commonly rendered in spanish as cristobal colon 1451 may 20 1506 was a genoese born navigator explorer and colonizer whose epochal voyage west across the atlantic ocean in 1492 in search of a direct sea route to the indies established permanent european contact with. This animated map series covers the travels of christopher columbus marco polo ibn battuta zheng he vasco da gama and other explorers around the world.

map of the world before columbus