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Magellan set out in 1519 with 5 ships to discover a passage during the Americas. one of these passage, if it existed, may permit Spanish ships to stick to a westward path to the East Indies. After months of fruitless looking out, Magellan ultimately discovered a slim, risky sea passage on the backside of South America--now known as the Strait of Magellan. In 1522, a lone send sailed into the harbor at Seville, making its workforce the 1st males to sail thoroughly all over the world.

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