Video encyclopedia

16/12/1497 Africa's East Coast


Vasco da Gama: Portuguese Explorer - Fast Facts | History


Vasco da Gama - Explorer | Mini Bio | BIO


Vasco Da Gama - Portuguese Explorer | History for Kids | Educational Videos by Mocomi

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama passed the mouth of the Great Fish River, where his predecessor, Bartolomeu Dias, turned back. He entered waters never entered by Europeans and became the first to sail along Africa's East Coast. He decided to call it “Natal,” which meant “the birth of Christ” in Portuguese.
    Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!