Christopher Columbus Interactive Map
Age of Discovery
Christopher Columbus sailed west across the Atlantic Ocean searching for a new sea route to the spices in India. He never made it to Asia, but instead discovered a “New World” to Europeans.
Click on the world map to view an example of the explorer’s voyage.
How to Use the Map
- After opening the map, click the icon to expand voyage information
- You can view each voyage individually or all at once by clicking on the to check or uncheck the voyage information
- Click on either the map icons or on the location name in the expanded column to view more information about that place or event
- Click the back arrow to return to the full voyage list