The Technology Used in the Age of Exploration
Technology is one of the most important studies in today’s age. People, students, researchers, and others are interested in developing latest technologies. But did you know the first technology assisted people in the age of exploration? Without it there would be no discoveries, studies, inventions, and traveling. The Galleon was the ship that was most popular in the 16th century not only to travel and discover other nations, people, lands, regions, etc. It was also able to differ as per various situations.
It was all possible only due to the first technology that was used in the shipping so long ago. To make it easy to understand how it changed with situation – in wars and battles the ship changed to a defensive warship. At other times it was a ship for fishing and helping in trade and giving food to the people. Moreover, if there was any attacks from the enemy, there were also ribs & braces to resist attack.
This was the greatest construction of the ship. The next was Astrolobe that had ability to measure latitudes by measuring the sun’s angle. It helped to know if the ship was moving towards the right direction. Such shipping technology dates back to the mid 1400 when this ship moved. Then was the Caravel which was for various purposes like patrolling by dispatching boats, pirate ships, naval ships, cargo ships, war ships, etc.
This was the shipping technology that was used for exploration due to their speed and maneuvering, to get across the large oceans. Now technology is also used in the luxury ships today to give passengers the best entertainment ever onboard. There are different types and sizes of superior yachts to give travelers the greatest exploration experience with the latest technology.…