Pedro Fernández de Quirós


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Portuguese navigator in the service of Spain. On 21 December 1605 he left Callao in search of a southern continent, the fabled Terra Australis (‘southern land’); the following year ...

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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