Why did Magellan give an area of Argentina the name Patagonia?

Answer Ferdinand Magellan named the area Patagonia after the physical characteristics of the inhabitants. The people of Patagonia were much taller than the Spaniards and had big and possibly clumsy feet. ... Read More »

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What is the origin of the name Argentina?

The country of Argentina’s name derives from the Latin word "Argentum," which means silver. The name first appeared in a Venetian atlas in 1536. In 1860, then President Santiago Derqui decreed th... Read More »

The Difference Between the Magellan Roadmate and the Magellan Maestro?

The RoadMate and the Maestro are both families of portable, Global Positioning System devices that Magellan Navigation, Inc. produces. As GPS devices, both the Magellan RoadMate and the Magellan Ma... Read More »

What was the real name of Ferdinand Magellan?

Ferdinand Magellan's real name was Fernao de Magalhaes. The explorer was born around 1480 in the province of Tras-os-Montes in Portugal. Magellan's parents died when he was 10, and he became a page... Read More »

What name TVs does Magellan technologies manufacture?

I belive based on a search of Dynex Televisions sold at Best Buy the possible answer is Dynex.