Christopher Columbus was the first explorer
Christopher Columbus was the first MODERN explorer. The first explorer was Leif Erikson.
Because the explorer who claimed it for England named it after her nickname which was the "Virgin Queen" therefore he came up with Virgina.
=Hornando deSoto was the first European explorer.=
Jean Ribault is the First French Explorer in Florida.
Delaware is actually taken from the name of the first Governor of Virginia, Lord De La Warr. A Virginia explorer named it after the Lord in order to curry favor with the great man. Ironically, he never entered the state.
Who the first explorer of Maine was is a debated topic. Some believe that John Cabot was the first explorer while others claim it was George Popham.
The first explorer in Connecticut was Aderian Block. He founded it for the Dutch in 1614.
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The first recorded European explorer to discover New Zealand was Dutch explorer Abel Tasman.
The first settlement in Virginia was Jamestown
No. Virginia is not the first state to be discovered.
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The first European explorer was Marco Polo.
John Cabot was the first English explorer to sail to the Americas.
Jacques Cartier was the French explorer who first explored Canada.
Ferdinand Magellan was the first explorer to reach Asia by ship. He was a Portuguese explorer who lived from 1480 to 1521 CE.