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European Explorers in North America after Columbus

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Oct 10 2011
Drawing, design for stained glass window,  J. & R. Lamb Studios, c1857-1999, LoC

Below are the routes of four post-Columbus explorers from Spain, England, and France. Match the expedition routes to the explorers. Drag each explorer onto the colored box that matches the color of his route. And remember that these routes are only estimates! Historical records aren't always precise, and it is often impossible to recover the exact paths explorers traveled.