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European Exploration

TermDefinition
absolute chronology timeline of specific dates and events
coast coast zone is used to refer to a region where interactions of sea and land processes occur.
1519 in 1519, shortly after Cortés arrived in Mexico, Álvarez de Pineda searched for a water route to the Pacific Ocean.
conflicting territorial claims A boundary dispute is a disagreement over the possession or control of land between two or more territorial entities.
defining characteristics A property held by all members of a class of object that is so distinctive that it is sufficient to determine membership in that class
eras a period of time marked by distinctive character
explorations Exploring unknown regions of the world
gold a precious yellow metallic element, highly malleable and ductile
historians a person who studies and writes about the past and is regarded as an authority on it.
major eras a system of chronological notation reckoned from a given date
mapping
relative chronology A chronology that determines the age of a feature or event relative to the age of other features or events
settlement a community of people smaller than a town
Created by: a.dyer450