Famous Explorers

Can you name the famous explorers?

Credited with discovering the 'New World' of the Americas
Discovered the sea route to India
Initiated the first successful attempt to circumnavigate the Earth
The first Englishman to sail around the world and live to tell about it
The continents of North and South America derive their name from this man
Explored Florida looking for the fountain of youth
Discovered Newfoundland and claimed it for England
Discovered the Grand Canyon while trying to find the 7 cities of gold
Discovered and claimed Canada for France
The first European to discover the Mississippi River
Spanish conquistador who initiated the conquest of the Aztec Empire
Danish navigator who claimed Alaska for Russia
Explored much of northeastern North America - died when his crew mutinied
Recorded the first circumnavigation of New Zealand
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