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DMS 8th Euro Explore

Key Words

Silk Road Ancient trade route between Asia and Europe
Caravel Ship Small high maneuverable fast sailing ship
Astrolabe Tool used to mesuare the sun to navigate
Northwest Passage Sea route connecting the northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Arctic Ocean
Mutiny An open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers
Isthmus A thin piece of land connecting two large bodies of water
Conquistadors Spanish explorers, who conquerors land and people
Cartographer A person who makes maps
Navigator A person who steers a ship
Circumnavigate To sail around the world
Expedition A journey or voyage undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, scientific research, or war
Created by: mrendell73