What area of Canada did Henry Hudson explore?
Henrey Hudson explored around New york and discovered the Hudson river.
Henry Hudson sailed to North America in search of the Northwest passage. However, he did not find it. He got lost in what we now know as Hudsons bay. It is one of the largest bays in the world located north of ontario and lends its name to the famous trading company, the Hudson's Bay Company. This voyage ultimately ended poorly for Hudson as his crew staged a mutiny and marooned him in a little…
He explored the northeastern US coast and sought the Northwest Passage through Canada. He did build any colonies but established Dutch claims to the area, leading to the later founding of New Amsterdam around Manhattan Island (later seized by Britain and renamed New York). The Hudson River (NJ/NY) and Hudson Bay are named for him.
It is named for Henry Hudson, an English man sailing for the Dutch East India Company, who explored it in 1609. The Hudson River was originally named the Mauritius River, which is claimed to be the name given by Hudson in honor of Prince Maurice of Nassau. Alternatively, it is said to be the name given by Sixteenth Century European adventurers, explorers, and fishermen who knew the river as River Mauritius, 'The River of Mountains'…
John Cabot was the first Englishman to explore the area known today as Delaware in 1497. Henry Hudson and fellow Dutch explorers were to first to occupy the land. Several people, including William Penn and the Duke of York claimed legal ownership and the land was held as part of Pennsylvania from 1682-1776.
No one knows. The area around the mouth of the Hudson River has been visited since about 12,000 B.C. The person normally given credit for "discovering" the Hudson River, and the first European to chart the area, was Dutch navigator Henry Hudson. The Dutch colony on the southern tip of Manhattan which became New York was founded by Peter Stuyvesant in 1624 as New Amsterdam.
In 1609, Henry Hudson explored the river that now bears his name in New York. They were searching for the Northwest Passage. On the river, Henry, whose trip was funded by a Dutch trading company, managed to meet and trade with Native Americans along his route. He named the area The Hudson River Valley and claimed it for the Dutch.