Famous Explorations In World – Current Affairs And GK

Famous Explorations In World – Current Affairs And GK

List of important Explorations-Persons-Nationality-List:

Achievement Nationality Explorer (Year)
 First man to reach the North Pole American  Robert Peary (1909)
 First man to reach the South Pole Norwegian  Amudsen (1911)
Travels in Central Asia and China Italian  Marco Polo (1271-1295)
 Exploration of Central Africa Welsh  Stanley, Henry Morton (1874-1889)
Landfall in Canada, with his Brother Sebastian Italian Cabot, John (1497)
 First man to orbit the Earth Russian Yuri  Gagarian (April 1961)
Conquest and Exploration of Mexico Spanish Fernando Cortes (1519-1521)
Possible the first European landfall in North America Norse Leif Ericon(1003)
 Exploration of the South Pacific English James  Cook (1768-1779)
First to sail around Africa to India Portuguese Vasco DaGama (1497-98)
 First north-south crossing of Australia Irish Robert O’HanaBurke (1860-1861)
 First man to step onto the Moon American  Neil Armstrong (July 1969)
Exploration of the Caribbean Italian Christopher Columbs (1492-1504)
 Discovery of Tasmania and New Zealand Dutch Abel Janszoon (1642)
 Exploration of Southern and Central Africa  Scotish Livingstone, David
Voyage around the Cape of Good Hope Portuguese Bartholomew Dias (1487)
First sea journey around the world Portugusese Magellan
 Conquest and Exploration of Peru Spanish Pozarro Francisco (1530-1538)

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