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Balboa, Vasco Nuñez de (1475–1519)

Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199205684
Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191727504
Balboa, Vasco Nuñez de (1475–1519)

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(1475–1519),

the first European to discover the Pacific Ocean. He first arrived in the New World in 1501

Reference Entry.  491 words. 

Subjects: Maritime History

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