Leads visitors on a journey through the past centuries looking at the explorers, the dangers they faced, where they went, and their motivations for exploration. In English and Dutch.
Offers an annual prize for an essay on voyages, history of exploration, navigation, nautical travels, maritime history, and geographical discovery.
History, biographies, and memorabilia of explorers of the "great white continent".
"A bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest." From the US Library of Congress.
Underwater archaeology and shipwrecks. "Sheds light on the ships that have made our planet one world."
A US Library of Congress exhibit which examines indigenous peoples in five parts of the Americas and their sustained contact with European explorers, conquerors and settlers from 1492 to 1600.
Searchable collection of historical manuscripts and maps, from the US Library of Congress.
Curriculum guide to maritime exploration throughout history, including a time line list of major events, 3200 B.C. - 1779 A.D..
Official website for Gavin Menzies' book on Zheng He and the Ming treasure fleets. Features include maps, complete bibliography, speech transcripts, image gallery, and related links.
Provides articles, presentations, and links related to pre-Columbian maritime exploration by various cultures.