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Historians have proven that several hundred years before Columbus (1492) the Vikings came to the New World and before them it has been proven the Chinese also had ships arrive in North America.

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Ferdinand Magellan started his voyage in 1519 from Spain and reached the Philippines in 1521. Soon after he was killed , but one ship (from among the 5) sailed back to Spain - that is travelled round the world- in 1522.

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Which explorer's expedition was the first to sail around the world?

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