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 Da Verrazzano.
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profile name: Amerigo Vespucci profile occupation: Explorer
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profile name: John Cabot profile occupation: Explorer
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