Christopher Columbus's first voyage to the New World culminated in October 1492, sparking a great wave of exploration and discovery. Beginning with Marco Polo's travels in the latter 13th century, Europeans embarked on a period of several hundred years of exploring that took them to almost all places on the globe. Click on the article titles below for a sampling of Britannica's extensive coverage of Columbus and other explorers.
|In This Issue|
|Great Voyages Pioneering Journeys||Exploring the New World|
The World Atlas: Search thousands of maps, flags, articles, and statistics in this interactive atlas. Click here to try it now.
|REMINDER: Britannica KIDS for children, teens, and homeschool families is part of your subscription! Click here and share it with your staff and patrons!|
This message has been sent to %%EMAIL%%. This newsletter is a feature of Britannica Online Library Edition. |
We now have two newsletters for Britannica Online Library Edition: a Kids version and a High School/Adult version. If you would like to change the version that you receive, please visit Britannica mailings to change your preferences.
Unsubscribe me from Britannica mailings.
To withdraw by postal mail, send your request to:
331 N. La Salle St.
Chicago, IL 60654 USA
ATTN: Customer Service - Newsletter
Please allow up to 10 days for processing.
© 2011 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.