The world was discovered by the voyages and expeditions of the great people who set out to find the routes and parts of the world and documented them.
1. Sir Edmund Hilary the First Successful Everest Expedition
He was the one who first surmounted Mount Everest along with his climbing partner Tenzing Norgay on May 29 1953. Sir Edumand Hilary belongs to New Zealand but he was with a British expedition when he climbed Mount Everest.
2. Neil Armstrong’s First Steps on Moon
Neil Armstrong set his foot on moon on the July 20 1969. Neil Armstrong was accompanied by Michael Collin and Edwin Buzz on his expedition to moon. They stayed on moon for about 2 hours and collected samples of soil, rock and wind particle.
3. Lewis and Clark and the Expansion into the West
This expedition comprised of Mariwether Lewis a US army captain, who selected William Clarke to be his partner in the expedition. They left on May 1803 along with 22 soldiers, 3 sergeants, volunteers and interpreters. They came back on September 1806 and brought with them a great deal of information including the maps of the route.
4. Christopher Columbus New World Discovery
Christopher Columbus was sponsored by the King and Queen of Spain to find a route to Asia via the westward route. He was on the voyage across the Atlantic Ocean and it was here where he discovered an island in now Bahamas, the now Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
5. Stanley’s Search for Livingstone
Stanley an American journalist set out on the search to find the missionary David Livingstone who was lost and was rumored to be dead. Though on his mission to find Living stone he himself went through many troubles but was successful in finding him and returning back with him.
6. Ferdinand Magellan and First Circumnavigation of Earth
Magellan though a Portugali by birth offered his services to the Spanish court after serving the Queen in Portugal.