By Marie Powell
This fascinating publication follows the travels of Portuguese explorer and navigator Ferdinand Magellan who led an excursion to the Spice Islands that ended up circumnavigating the Earth. historic info and high-interest truth bins are offered in a tabloid-news type that courses readers via significant voyages, explorations, and discoveries. subject matters comprise what led Magellan to sail west on behalf of Spain, existence on board send, the first-ever exploration of the Pacific Ocean, the of entirety of the voyage after Magellan's loss of life in conflict, and Magellan's legacy.
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