The Explorators Islands (French: Les Îles des Exploratores) is a group of islands in the Greater Azores. It was discovered by Etienne Brule in 1607. The Islands are Brûlé Island, Cartier Island, Champlain Island, Basque Island. It was previously setled from 1554-1559 and the city of Bas-Martel but was abandoned. In the 1600's Bas Martel was resetled and refixed.