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Henry Hudosn

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Transcript of Henry Hudosn

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Born: 1565, England, United Kingdom
Died: 1611, Hudson Bay
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Henry Hudson was an English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17Th century.
Henry Hudson actually never found what he was looking for. He spent his career searching for different routes to Asia, but he ended up opening the door to further exploration and settlements of North America.
where was born & where he explored
Henry Hudson

he was a great
man with a lot
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imagination
Hudson was hired by the Muscovy Company in 1607, to find a waterway from Europe to Asia. Hudson made two trips (in 1607 and 1608), but failed to find a route to China. In 1607, he sailed to Spitzbergen (an island north of Scandinavia in the Arctic Ocean) and discovered Jan Mayen Island (a tiny island off eastern Greenland). In 1608, he sailed to Novaya Zemlya (an island north of Russia in the Arctic Ocean).
Were Hudson went and what year he explored
A 1610-1611 trip through the Hudson Strait and into Hudson Bay ended in a mutiny. Hudson died in 1611 after his crew mutinied and left Hudson, his son, and seven crew members adrift in a small, open boat in Hudson Bay.
Henry Hudson: Explorer
Despite a spring departure, Hudson found himself and his crew battling icy conditions. they had a chance to explore some of the islands near Greenland before turning back. But the trip was not a total loss, as Hudson reported numerous whales in the region, which opening up a new hunting territory.
Aboard the ship Discovery, Hudson left England in April 1610, He and his crew, which again included his son john and Robert Juet, made their way across the Atlantic Ocean. After skirting the southern tip of Greenland, they entered what became known as the Hudson Strait. The exploration then reached another of his namesakes, the Hudson Bay Traveling south, Hudson ventured into James bay and discovered that he had come to a dead end.
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