This is an example of Christopher Columbus Map. This map is similar to the one he used to go on his voyage around the world. with a similar map like this he proved all that the earth was a sphere and not flat as many other explorers of his time believed.
Christopher Columbus: Cristóbal Colón: OCCUPATION: Explorer BIRTH DATE: c. October 31, 1451 DEATH DATE: May 20, 1506 PLACE OF BIRTH: Genoa, Italy more about Christopher BEST KNOWN FOR: Famed Italian explorer Christopher Columbus discovered the "New World" of the Americas on an expedition sponsored by King Ferdinand of Spain in 1492.
Christopher Columbus web. Have the students create a web contaning all of the facts they learning about Columbus including the wind patterns, season changes, and the properties of Earth they discovered.