Navigator

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Dutch navigator who was the first European to discover Tasmania and New Zealand (1603-1659) Abel Janszoon Tasman , Abel Tasman , Tasman
Florentine navigator who explored the coast of South America; America was named in his honor (1454-1512) Americus Vespucius , Amerigo Vespucci , Vespucci
transparent dome on top of an airplane where the navigator can make celestial observations astrodome
navigator of a spacecraft astrogator
English navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779) Captain Cook , Captain James Cook , Cook , James Cook
Italian navigator who discovered the New World in the service of Spain while looking for a route to China (1451-1506) Christopher Columbus , Columbus , Cristobal Colon , Cristoforo Colombo
Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524) da Gamma , Gamma , Vasco da Gamma
English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605) Davis , Davys , John Davis , John Davys
Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain; he commanded an expedition that was the first to circumnavigate the world (1480-1521) Ferdinand Magellan , Fernao Magalhaes , Magellan
English navigator remembered for his exploration of the Pacific coast of North America (1757-1798) George Vancouver , Vancouver
English navigator who in 1583 established in Newfoundland the first English colony in North America (1539-1583) Gilbert , Humphrey Gilbert , Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Florentine navigator who explored the eastern coast of North America (circa 1485-1528) Giovanni da Verrazano , Giovanni da Verrazzano , Verrazano , Verrazzano
American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806) Gray , Robert Gray
English navigator who discovered the Hudson River; in 1610 he attempted to winter in Hudson Bay but his crew mutinied and set him adrift to die (1565-1611) Henry Hudson , Hudson
chart for a navigator showing the prevailing meteorological and hydrographic and navigational conditions naval chart , navigational chart , pilot chart
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