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European Explorers: Ferdinand Magellan __ A collection of links related to Ferdinand Magellan. All linked sites are appropriate for fifth and sixth graders. - From Gander Academy - http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/exmagellan.htm 

Ferdinand Magellan ___An encyclopedic entry about Magellan and his voyages. - Text only - From the Catholic Encyclopedia - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/09526b.htm 

Ferdinand Magellan __ "Who was the first explorer to circumnavigate the globe and cross the Pacific Ocean? Ferdinand Magellan did it on his famous voyage in search of a westward route to the Moluccas (now Melaka). This is one of the greatest Portuguese explorers to ever sail the ocean."  A good resource for students. - From studyworld.com - http://www.studyworld.com/ferdinand_magellan.htm 


Ferdinand Magellan __ "...was a Portuguese maritime explorer who led the first successful attempt to circumnavigate the Earth. Magellan himself did not complete his final voyage; he was killed during the Battle of Mactan in the Philippines."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferdinand_Magellan 

Ferdinand Magellan's Voyage Round the World, 1519-1522 CE __ "This source of this account is a transcription from the paper-book of a Genoese pilot," who came in the said ship, who wrote all the voyage as it is here. He went to Portugal in the year 1524 with Dom Amriqui de Menezes." - From Paul Halsall - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1519magellan.html 

Magellan's Demise __ "Put together an overzealous explorer, scurvy, restless natives, Portugal, and an ill-placed coral reef, and what do you get? An ignoble end to the oft-revered explorer Magellan. See the chain of events that catapulted him from chump to corpse to the sobriquet of a poorly-designed search engine!" - illustrated - From historyhouse.com - //www.archaeolink.com/explorer_ferdinand_magellan.htm 


Magellan's Place in History ___A straightforward essay which outlines Magellan's final voyage and his importance to history. - Text only - From Paul V. Hartman - http://www.naciente.com/essay63.htm 

The Remaining of the Voyage ___After Magellan's death in the Philippines, the voyage continued under the leadership of Sebastian del Cano. This is a brief accounting of that journey. - Illustrated - From Jovette Estrellado & Anthony Tran - http://members.tripod.com/~Magellan/voyage2.html 


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