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Across

  1. This Native American woman helped Lewis and Clark on their expedition
  2. This explorer sailed the ocean blue in 1492
  3. "The ___ has landed". The lunar module that first landed on the moon.
  4. Sir Edmund Hillary was the first to climb to the top of this highest mountain
  5. ____ Cortez conquered the Aztec Empire
  6. Where Columbus thought he landed when he found the Americas
  7. English captain who explored much of the South Pacific and Australia
  8. The ___ of Magellan are at the tip of South America
  9. Ocean that Lewis and Clark traveled to
  10. First man to walk on the moon
  11. Hernando de Soto was the first European to travel west of the Mississippi _____
  12. What Juan Ponce de León was searching for

Down

  1. Vasco da ____
  2. What the Europeans brought with them that killed many Native Americans
  3. The first to sail around the world
  4. Period of time when the Europeans explored much of the world
  5. ____ Amundsen was the first man to lead an expedition to the South Pole
  6. President who asked Lewis and Clark to explore the west
  7. Chinese explorer who visited India and Africa
  8. The main goal of Captain Cook's first expedition was to observe this planet from Tahiti
  9. Country of Sir Edmund Hillary
  10. Spanish soldiers and explorers who conquered much of Central and South America
  11. Mongol leader of China that Marco Polo met: Kublai ____
  12. Road that Marco Polo used to travel to China
  13. Vasco da Gama discovered a sea route around this continent to India
  14. Amundsen flew over this pole in the first undisputed visit there
  15. Country that eventually paid for Columbus' trip across the Atlantic Ocean
  16. Nina, ____, and the Santa Maria
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