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A Portuguese explorer named Vasco Da Gama was the one who opened this sailing route. A link can be found below.

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Who was the first person to travel to India around Africa?

Vasco de Gama


What ocean would you have to to cross if you wanted to travel from Eastern Africa to India?

You have to cross the Indian ocean to travel from eastern Africa to India, but you can travel on land.


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What was Christopher Columbus's plan for a faster route to India?

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What ocean would have to cross if you wanted to travel from east Africa to India?

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What continent did British ships have to sail around to travel to India and China before the Suez canal was opened?

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What was Vasco da Gama the first person to do?

Sail from Europe, around the south of Africa, and on to India.


Who was the first person to travel around the southern tip of Africa?

Vasco da Gama, a Portugese explorer, captained the first ship to sail around the Cape of Good Hope. He left Portugal in July, 1497, to find a route around Africa to Asia, and arrived in Calcutta, India on May 20, 1498.


Which explorer reached India by sailing around Africa?

Vasco da Gama reached India by sailing around Africa.


Who sailed all the way around Africa to india?

vasco da gama sailed all the way around africa to india :)


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