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Vasco de gama m and g and j

  1. 1. Vasco Da Gama<br />By: Maria Athanassoulias, Justin.N.,and Gorav Menon<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Born in Sines, Portugal
  3. 3. (1460 -1524)
  4. 4. He lived in Portugal
  5. 5. most likely attended school in the town of Évora
  6. 6. Portuguese explorer and sea captain who discovered a route from Portugal to the east </li></li></ul><li>Da Gama’s Voyage to India<br />Da Gama’s voage to India 1497- 1498<br />led a fleet of four ships : the Barrio, the Saint Gabriel, the Saint Raphael, and a supply ship.<br />navigational equipment included compasses, an astrolabe and astronomical charts.<br /> had a crew of about 170 men<br />Da Gama sailed from Lisbon, Portugal, on July 8, 1497<br />Voyage to India (July 8th 1497), <br />around Port of Good Hope <br />to Mozambique, Mozambique and Mombasa and Malindi<br />Ended up in Goa, India<br />
  7. 7. Find a new trade route to Asia<br />Find riches such as jewels, spices, and more<br />
  8. 8. From Portugal at the end of the 15th century <br />went around the southern tip of Africa <br />called the Cape of Good Hope to India by sea<br />
  9. 9. Storms on the sea when sailing.<br />Unknown seas<br />Food gone bad or none left<br />Ran out of water during expedition<br />Not enough vitamin C and got scurvy<br />
  10. 10. Met hostility on the coast of Africa<br />Other Notable Occurrences <br />
  11. 11. First to sail around the tip of Africa called the Cape of Good Hope to India<br />Brought back goods from India<br />
  12. 12. Bibliography<br />

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