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Christopher Columbus - famous Italian navigator and explorer will forever remain remembered for his first historic journey from the Europe to the Central America. Discovery of this new continent started the new era of sea exploration and expansion of European civilization over entire world.
Italian navigator John Cabot became second European person to land on the New World while sailing under flag of England. Here you can find out more about his life and discoveries.
Spanish explorer and conquistador Vasco Núñez de Balboa managed during his life to discover one of the most important discoveries in Central America – the way to the Pacific Ocean via Strait of Panama.