The New World

How fast did the Mayflower sail?

In 1620, the Pilgrims sailed on the Mayflower from Plymouth, England, to the New World in 66 days. Though the Mayflower relied upon intermittent wind for propulsion, it averaged two miles (3.2 kilometers) per hour across the Atlantic Ocean.

A statue of Captain James Cook was erected at London’s Admiralty Arch in 1914.

This is a web preview of the "The Handy Geography Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App