The sought-after sea passage from Atlantic to Pacific was called
the Northwest Passage. As explorers eventually discovered,
no such passage existed south of the Arctic Ocean.
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England, France, and The Netherlands competed to discover it. The route was called the North-West Passage
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He sailed west to get to North America.
the route was from Europe to North America
No, he found a route to North America
The geometric name for the transatlantic trade route that dealt in African slaves was called the Triangle Route or the Middle Route. It went to Africa, North America and Europe.
Europe to north America
The North-West passage is probably what you are looking for. For more information search "What water route goes through North America to Asia?"
If you travel FROM North America TO Europe (or FROM Europe TO North America) by the most direct route, you would not cross the Equator.
From Greenland to North America.
The obstacle was the Rocky Mountains or Rockies as they are called.
They didn’t send them to North America. They didn’t know it was there, but they were looking for a route to Asia.