Where did Columbus believe he had landed after his voyage across the Atlantic Ocean?
to make a new discovery and prove that the earth was not flat and more to it
Columbus did sail across the Atlantic. The Pacific Ocean is on the west cost of the Americas.
Columbus sailed the Atlantic Ocean in 1492.
Nina, Pinta and the Santa Maria
What are the group of islands where Columbus got fresh supplies for his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean?
columbus whent to thebahamas
He was not really out to find any thing, but to prove that the earth was not flat.
To see if he would fall off the end of the earth . He was looking for India.
It was a failed attempt to find a route to east Asia he thought that there was no landmass blocking his way and that it was under 9,000 miles to get there
To find a land. And he found America! So it might have been a short cut?
because he thought he could reach Asia faster by sailing west across the Atlantic ocean
Asian spices and silk
Three ships.... Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria. They were all brought along by Christopher and his crew. fifth grader... *O*
To find India. He agreed that the world was round and figured that if he sailed directly south he would sail around the world and reach India assuming that the distance would be shorter then having to sail around the bottom of Africa to get here. Alas for the natives of the Americas (now still referred to as Indians ) there was a whole continent in the way.
It was uphill most of the way....No - just kidding. Longer than what? Walking? Swimming? It took a long time because in those days, sailing ships didn't exactly zoom across the water. They had to use currents and winds and sometimes neither of them cooperated. A journey across the Atlantic from Europe to North America could take from one to three months, depending on the season and the destination.
Christopher Columbus sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He discovered the West Indies, although he thought he had reached India.
What did Christopher Columbus believe he would accomplish by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean?
colubus thought that he would find a better way to get to the indies a part of Asia rich with gold , spices and other goods
He used the magnetic compass and astrolabe.
How many years after columbuss 1492 voyage did the English send their first explorer on a voyage of discovery across the Atlantic ocean?
When Columbus began his voyage across the Atlantic ocean in august of 1492 in which general direction did he sail?
COLUMBUS had three ships called the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria
Lindbergh landed at Le Bourget Field in Paris, France, which was at the time Paris' only airfield.
sailing west from Europe
He wanted to explore Asia...
to find a sea route to Asia
he called it loco stamiya in french that means large ocean.
He sailed the Atlantic because it was the nearest available large ocean outside the Mediterranean. He didn't even Know the Pacific or Indian Oceans existed.
Because he wanted to find another way to the far East, to countries such as China and India. These countries had a lot of high valued resources, such as silk and spices, and Columbus wanted to find a shorter and faster way to this place. But instead he hit America. And an interesting fact is that he thought he had come to India, and that's why the native Americans are called Indians, even though they… Read More
His three ships were called the NIna, Pinta and the Santa Maria
The Atlantic Ocean had the same name long before Columbus set sale. The ancient Greeks are responsible for coming up with its name.
What were the names of the three ships Columbus sailed on his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean?
The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.
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columbus found gold
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Queen Isibella and King Ferdinan of Spain
The explorers went across the Anlantic ocean because they wanted to find land. The were also looking for gold and fish.
Columbus decided to sail West in an attempt to get to India due to the sparse knowledge of the globe that existed at that time. They did not know of North America, South America or the Caribbean. Columbus believe that if he sailed West, he would eventually reach India. As many European countries were competing for the spices in the East Indies, his idea was accepted by the Spanish monarchs. While he was not wrong… Read More
The three ships Christopher Columbus sailed on when he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean are the Santa Maria, the Pinta and the Nina.
Nobody actually sent him. He wanted to find a faster route to Asia so he asked kings and queens to fund him. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella gave him the money and Christopher promised them riches to spread Christianity around.