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lines on a globe that run north and south, or vertical
a) longitude b) latitude c) equator d) cartographer
lines on a globe that run east and west, or horizontal
a) latitude b) longitude c) prime meridian d) compass
A disease caused by a vitamin C deficiency
a) scurvy b) compass c) isthmus d) equator
sailed for Spain; looked for Fountain of Youth gold; discovered and named Florida
a) Juan Ponce de Leon b) John Cabot c) Henry Hudson d) Jacques Cartier
sailed for Spain, looking for sea route to Asia; First person to sail across Atlantic Ocean; credited with discovering America, although he never landed on American shores
a) Christopher Columbus b) Jacques Cartier c) Henry Hudson d) John Cabot
sailed for France; faced the shallow waters of St. Lawrence River; claimed Eastern Canada for France
a) Jacques Cartier b) Christopher Columbus c) Henry Hudson d) John Cabot
sailed for England; faced stormy Atlantic and damaged ship; discovered Newfoundland
a) John Cabot b) Jacques Cartier c) Christopher Columbus d) Henry Hudson
sailed for Spain, seeking treasure and land to claim for Spain; First to see the Pacific from the Americas; Charged with Treason and beheaded by Spanish ruler
a) Vasco Nunez Balboa b) John Cabot c) Jacques Cartier d) Christopher Columbus
sailed for England, looking for northwest passage; crew threatened mutiny; river in New York named for him
a) Henry Hudson b) Vasco Nunez Balboa c) John Cabot d) Jacques Cartier
the 0 degree line of latitude that crosses our planet in the middle
a) equator b) prime meridian c) latitude lines d) longitude lines
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