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Cademosto

Cademosto, Aloys da (1432-1480), a Venetian explorer, who examined the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts, and made in 1455 a voyage of discovery to the Canaries and to the mouth of the Gambia. The next year he made another expedition to the Senegambia, and at the death of the Spanish Infante Henry, his patron, he returned to Venice. An account of his voyages was published in 1507.

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