Geographical discoveries (15th-17th century)
Legendary geographical discoveries at the beginning of the Modern Age had not only redrawn maps, but also had a truly diverse impact.
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Several ingenious instruments have been invented over the centuries to help in navigating the seas.
Christopher Columbus' three-masted carrack, the Santa Maria was the flagship of his first, landmark voyage.
The migration of large human populations began in Ancient times.
Dry land on the surface of Earth is divided into continents which are separated by oceans.
Kolonizuojančios jėgos buvo ištrynę iš pasaulio žemėlapio tautas, siekiančias atgauti nepriklausomybę.
Polynesians travelled huge distances with their specially designed boats.
This animation demonstrates the most important seas and bays.
Darwin's legendary voyage aboard HMS Beagle played a crucial role in the development of the Theory of Evolution.
The system of circles of latitude and longitude on the globe enable every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.
This animation presents some interesting facts in social geography.
The ancient Inca city, located in present-day Peru, is a World Heritage Site.
Numerous legendary empires were built (and destroyed) in the course of history.
A game about sights around the world.
The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.
Majestic even in its ruins, this city was the largest and most populous settlement in the pre-Columbian Americas.
The Panama Canal is an artificial waterway created to shorten shipping routes between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
The American bison is the largest land animal in North America.
The legendary city of the Mayan-Toltec Empire was located on the territory of present-day Mexico.
This animation demonstrates the geographical locations of the Earth's major cities.
The animation shows the forms of government and official languages of the world´s countries.
The architecture of traditional Samoan family settlements reflect the unique culture of their inhabitants.
This animation demonstrates the states and largest cities of the USA.
Learning about the geographic location, capitals and flags of African countries through exercises in three levels of difficulty.
Learning about the geographic location, capitals and flags of American countries through exercises in three levels of difficulty.
Didelės vergovinės plantacijos būdingos JAV pietinių valstijų ekonomikai iki pat pilietinio karo laikų.
The geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be exactly specified.
This animation demonstrates the most important relief features, surface waters and their relevant symbols.