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"Going around the global" is an idea that has excited humans ever because it used to be learned that the earth was once a sphere. The charm has anything to do with encompassing the entire recognized setting and exploring the unknown, not just at the floor of the planet yet in the spirit of the explorer. the tale of circumnavigation is therefore a protracted saga of human experience, commute and discovery. starting with the fateful day in 1521 whilst Ferdinand Magellan used to be speared to demise on Mactan and Juan de Elcano took up the problem of bringing his surviving partners domestic, the tale keeps via 4 centuries filled with astounding exploits by way of women and men of many countries. a number of the names that function are famous, others much less so.

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