Sunday, 14 April 2013

Vasco Núñez de Balboa

Vasco Núñez de Balboa by paukrus
Vasco Núñez de Balboa, a photo by paukrus on Flickr.
In April 1513 Spanish conquistador Vasco Núñez de Balboa was becoming the first European which reached the Pacific ocean from the New World. Also he founded the settlement of Santa María la Antigua del Darién, which was the first permanent European settlement on the mainland of the Americas.

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