Famous Italian Explorers
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Explorer / 1485 - 1528
Giovanni da Verrazzano was an Italian explorer who chartered the Atlantic coast of North America between the Carolinas and Newfoundland, including New York Harbor in 1524. The Verrazano–Narrows Bridge in New York was named after him.
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