Who was the first to sail around Africa and reach India?
Vasco da Gama
Is it true or false that Vasco da Gama and Bartolomeu Dias were early European explorers who sailed around Africa?
Do cats and the first European ship to sail around the tip of Africa known as the Cape of Good Hope?
What explorer sailed around the southern tip of Africa to show that all water route to Asia was a possibility?
Who was the explorer who sailed near the southern tip of Africa and got caught in the storm the location became known as the cape of good hope?
Henry the Navigator led the first sea voyage that attempted to reach India. Although he never made it all the way around Africa, he inspired future sea voyages that would eventually reach India by sailing around Africa. Before this, the only way Europe could trade with Asia was on the silk road, which was dangerous and took a very long time. Once these European explorers made it to India, they were able to do significantly…
World Exploration by Europeans was started by Portugal. Their reasons were that they believed that there was another route by sea to India. Trade with India at that time was dominated by Arabs and the Venetians. their route was through the Mediterranean, Egypt and the red sea. Portugal wanted to go around Africa to India by sea. Later Bartholomew Dias discovered the sea rout to India, and Vasco da Gama made the first sea trip…