GENERAL KNOWLEDGE FOR COMPETITIVE EXAM : GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERIES


GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERIES

Discovery            Discoverer

America : Christopher Columbus
Sea route to India via Cape of Good Hope : Vasco-de-Gama
Solar system : Copernicus
Planets : Kepler
South Pole : Amundsen
North Pole : Robert Peary
China : Marco Polo
New Foundland : Gobot Sebastian
Hudson Bay : Henry Hudson
Sailor of the world : Magellan
Mount Everest : Edmund Hillary
First person to set foot on the moon : Neil Armstrong
Tasmania island : Tasman
Cape of the Good Hope : Baurtho Romeiodeis

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