Both Magellan and Caboto were explorers who visited new areas on the earth. Caboto landed in Canada, while Magellan found the pacifc.They both sailed to the Americas for their country.Caboto sailed for England and Magellan explored for portugal Caboto sailed to find a route to Asia.In 1497 Caboto landed in Newfound land ,in canada.When he returned to England , he said he'd found China. Magellan wanted to sail all the way around the globe. He left with five ships and 250 sailores . He was killed in a battle in the Phillipines but his boats finished the journey.