Geography Fun Facts for Kids on Christopher Columbus - the Route of Christopher Columbus' Voyages

Geography Fun Facts for Kids on Christopher Columbus - the Route of Christopher Columbus' Voyages

This is an example of Christopher Columbus Map. This map is similar to the one he used to go on his voyage around the world. with a similar map like this he proved all that the earth was a sphere and not flat as many other explorers of his time believed.

This is an example of Christopher Columbus Map. This map is similar to the one he used to go on his voyage around the world. with a similar map like this he proved all that the earth was a sphere and not flat as many other explorers of his time believed.

Columbus' Quest for Gold    From the Spanish port of Palos, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets sail in command of three ships—the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina—on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India, and the fabled gold and spice islands of Asia.  On October 12, the expedition sighted land, probably Watling Island in the Bahamas, and went ashore the same day, claiming it for Spain. Later that month, Columbus sighted Cuba, which he thought was mainland China…

Columbus' Quest for Gold From the Spanish port of Palos, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sets sail in command of three ships—the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Nina—on a journey to find a western sea route to China, India, and the fabled gold and spice islands of Asia. On October 12, the expedition sighted land, probably Watling Island in the Bahamas, and went ashore the same day, claiming it for Spain. Later that month, Columbus sighted Cuba, which he thought was mainland China…

The four voyages of Christopher Columbus 1492–1503

The four voyages of Christopher Columbus 1492–1503

I found this great ship that's labeled. Too bad the kids didn't find it as fascinating as I did. At least they enjoyed drawing their own!

I found this great ship that's labeled. Too bad the kids didn't find it as fascinating as I did. At least they enjoyed drawing their own!

The four voyages of Columbus are shown here. (Wikimedia Commons).......AND HE NEVER SET FOOT ON U.S.AMERICAN SOIL !

The four voyages of Columbus are shown here. (Wikimedia Commons).......AND HE NEVER SET FOOT ON U.S.AMERICAN SOIL !

Christopher Columbus: Man and Myth - 1492: An Ongoing Voyage | Exhibitions - Library of Congress

Christopher Columbus: Man and Myth - 1492: An Ongoing Voyage | Exhibitions - Library of Congress

Covers the high points of Christopher Columbus' life and lists important dates, including his historic 1492 voyage west and his experiences in the New World                                                                                                                                                                                 More

A Picture Book of Christopher Columbus (Paperback)

Covers the high points of Christopher Columbus' life and lists important dates, including his historic 1492 voyage west and his experiences in the New World More

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