After some exploration he sailed additional east, and 9 days later was the primary European known to sight New Zealand, which he named Staten Landt on the belief that it was connected to an island (Staten Island, Argentina) at the south of the tip of South America. Proceeding north and then east certainly one of his boats was attacked by Māori in waka, and 4 of his males were killed.
Discovery of the Pacific OceanEdit
Later the Spanish territory would prove to incorporate large areas of the continental mainland of North and South America, though Portuguese-managed Brazil would increase throughout the road, and settlements by different European powers ignored the treaty. The Ashmolean Museum contains a captivating vary of objects which illustrate the explosion of commerce throughout continents following the opening up of commerce routes in the Age of Exploration. Students will discover how and why European commerce with the … Read More