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Buy now for an introductory SALE PRICE!What drove the first Europeans to venture out onto the unknown oceans of the world in their tiny ships?What immense challenges did they face?What amazing qualities did they need to undertake such dangerous expeditions?It is hard for us today to grasp how completely these voyages revolutionized European knowledge of the world. It is also easy to forget what great courage and strength of mind the early explorers needed to deal with the unknown dangers they faced - such as, winds and currents which looked as though they might take their sailing ships far away from home, but not bring them safely back again!And what led the Pope to divide the entire non-European world to Spain and Portugal, anyhow?This app is for anyone who knows little or nothing about the European Age of Exploration, and would like to find out more. A sequence of maps show the major voyages, and bring out the rapidly expanding horizons of European geographical knowledge. Information points within the maps describe the motivations of the explorers, the challenges they faced, and the discoveries they made.The app shows clearly how, voyage by voyage, these early explorers built up an accurate store of knowledge about the seas of the world: know-how which would soon enabled European merchants and sailors to dominate the world's trade.