Explorers of the Americas
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de Balboa The first European, a Spaniard, to see the Pacific from the
Americas. He did it in 1513.
Bautista de Anza A spaniard, he was the first to establish an overland
route from Mexico through the desert to the Pacific coast of California.
He did it in 1774.
de Leon , a Spaniard, discovered Florida in 1513.
de Portola, another Spaniard, discovered San Francisco Bay in 1769.
Columbus , an Italian, discovers America (he thinks) in 1492.
Kids Info A little bit of information about every famous explorer.
Vazquez de Coronado Led explorations of the interior of North America
on the mid 1500s.
Erikson The Viking who beat Columbus by 500 years.
Cabot English (Spanish) explorer who discovered New Foundland in 1497..
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