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Vasco Nuñez de Balboa

explorer of the Pacific

by Steven Otfinoski

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Published by Benchmark Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • Spain
    • Subjects:
    • Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, 1475-1519.,
    • Explorers -- America -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Spain -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pacific Ocean -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish -- Juvenile literature.,
    • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Spanish.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the life of Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, the Spanish explorer who was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean and who conceived the idea of a canal connecting the Atlantic and Pacific.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-76) and index.

      StatementSteven Otfinoski.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesGreat explorations
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE125.B2 O84 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3676723M
      ISBN 100761416099
      LC Control Number2003014927

      The Pacific Ocean: Years of Maps (–) Bounded by five continents, the Pacific Ocean is Earth’s largest feature—but it was generally unknown to Europeans until Spanish explorer Vasco Nuñez de Balboa sighted it in from a peak in Darién, Panama. Vasco Nunez de Balboa was born into a noble family of Spain. Even though he was a noble, his family was not very rich. Balboa went to nautical school and wanted to become an explorer like many other men of his time. On his first voyage, he joined a group of other men hoping to find and explore the New World.

      When was Balboa born? Where was his birth place? Born: Birthplace: Jerez de los Caballeros, Castile, Spain How did he die? Location of death? Cause of death? Died: Jan Location of death: Acla, Panama Cause of death: Execution A .   Vasco Núñez de Balboa (–) was a Spanish conquistador, explorer, and administrator. He is best known for leading the first European expedition to sight the Pacific Ocean, or the "South Sea" as he referred to is still remembered and venerated in Panama as a heroic explorer.

        Read this History Other Essay and o other research documents. Vasco Nunez De Balboa. My explorer report is one a man named Vasco Nunez de Balboa. He was born in at Jerez de /5(1). Vasco Núñez de Balboa (): Navegante y conquistador español, descubridor del océano Pacífico. Nació en la villa extremeña de Jerez de los Caballeros (provincia de Badajoz). Se embarcó en el año para el Nuevo Mundo en la expedición de Rodrigo de Bastidas, con quien exploró las costas caribeñas desde el cabo de la Vela.


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The 16th-century Spanish conquistador and explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa () helped establish the first stable settlement on the South American continent at Darién, on the coast of the.

Vasco Núñez de Balboa, (bornJerez de los Caballeros, or Badajoz, Extremadura province, Castile—died JanuAcla, near Darién, Panama), Spanish Vasco Nuñez de Balboa book and explorer, who was head of the first stable settlement on the South American continent () and who was the first European to sight the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean (on September 25 [or 27].

Introduction Vasco Nuñez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known for leading an expedition across the narrow isthmus of Panama, and reaching the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first European to see this large body of water. Like many explorers of his day, Balboa went to the new world seeking riches and adventure.

Vasco De Nunez Balboa journeyed to Santa Maria del Darien in a cask on board one of Francisco de Enciso's ships. Balboa was merely a deck hand after he revealed himself to a most surprised captain.

It is lucky for Vasco De Nunez that he wasn't left by Enciso on a desert island. Balboa made it to Darien and became a favorite of the crew.

Vasco Nunez de Balboa Hardcover – January 1, by Emma Gelders Sterne (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — Price: $ Vasco Nuñez de Balboa, (New York, Harper, ), by Frederick A.

Ober (page images at HathiTrust) Vasco Nuñez de Balboa: drama histórico en tres actos y un prólogo / (Madrid [Spain]: Impr. y Fundición de Manuel Tello, ), by Pedro de Novo y Colson (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Vasco Nuñez de Balboa.

Vasco Núñez de Balboa (Jerez de los Caballeros, España, - Acla, actual Panamá, ) Conquistador español que descubrió el océano Pacífico ().

De origen gallego y linaje incierto, es probable que fuera hijo del hidalgo Nuño Arias de Balboa y de una dama de Badajoz. Vasco Nunez De Balboa by Frederick A. Ober. Balboa is most famous for discovering the Pacific ocean, but this was but one incident in a swashbuckling life.

After running amok in Hispaniola, Balboa escaped from the island by stowing away in a barrel, and founded the first Spanish settlement in the region of Darien (modern Panama) by first.

Vasco Nuñez de Balboa by Ober, Frederick A. (Frederick Albion), Publication date Topics Balboa, Vasco Núñez de, Publisher New York, Harper Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language English. AddeddatePages: VASCO NUNEZ DE BALBOA From the Book, (Balboa wades into the water, waves the Spanish ensign, and says, "I take possession of this sea, in the name of the king of Spain," while the other men erect a rude cross on the hill.

They all. Vasco Nunez de Balboa synonyms, Vasco Nunez de Balboa pronunciation, Vasco Nunez de Balboa translation, English dictionary definition of Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Noun 1. Vasco Nunez de Balboa - Spanish explorer who in crossed the Isthmus of Darien and became the first European to see the eastern shores of the.

This is my Humanities Project:D My explorer is Vasco Nunez de Balboa and i did some research on him. Hope you learn from it!:D. Vasco Nunez de Balboa’s venture as a pig farmer had failed in Hispaniola and due to mounting debts he decided to escape from all his creditors in the island.

He went on a voyage to the coastal areas of Uraba, at the time under the governorship of Alonso de Odeja, as a stowaway in the year The voyage, which was meant to rescue the.

Vasco Núñez de Balboa. Spanish Conquistador. Vasco Núñez de Balboa was a Spanish conquistador who explored Central America, was the first to establish a permanent settlement in Central America, and was the first European to see the Pacific Ocean. Balboa was a descendent of the Galician family of nobles in Castile; he began his life at Jerez de los.

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Achievement: Being the first recorded European to see the Pacific Ocean from the American continent. Timeline/Highlights. InBalboa signed on to an expedition led by Rodrigo de Bastidas.

Bastidas's Expedition was to explore modern day Venezuela. Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Diary Entry #1. Diary Entry # Diary Entry #2. Diary Entry #3. Diary Entry #4. Diary Entry #6. Diary Entry #7. Diary Entry #8.

Diary Entry #9. Diary Entry 5. Explorer Map. Explorer Timeline. Explorer Trivia. Work Cited. Sitemap. Diary Entry #1.

May 6, Today, much has happened. The King gave me permission to sail. Born in or near the yearthe Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa was the first European to see the eastern shore of the Pacific Ocean. He sighted the ocean in from a mountaintop in what is now Panama.

Upon reaching the shore, Balboa waded into the ocean and claimed it and all its shores for Spain. Vasco Núñez de Balboa Der spanische Entdecker, Konquistador und Abenteurer Vasco Núñez de Balboa wurde im Jahre bei Jerez de los Caballeros (Extremadura) in Spanien geboren.

Der erste Europäer, der den Pazifik erblickte, nahm ein gewaltsames Ende, er wurde im Januar in Acla, in der Nähe von Darién, Panama, hingerichtet. How to say Vasco Nunez de Balboa in English? Pronunciation of Vasco Nunez de Balboa with 1 audio pronunciation, 2 synonyms, 4 translations and more for 3/5.

Vasco Núñez de Balboa (–Janu ) was a Spanish explorer, colonial governor, and Conquistador. He is known principally for having crossed the Isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean inbecoming the first European to lead an expedition to see and then reach the Pacific coastline of the New World.

Balboa traveled.Núñez de Balboa ‹ bℎalbℎóa›, Vasco. - Conquistatore spagnolo (n. Jerez de los Caballeros, Estremadura, circa - m.

Acla ), governatore delle province di Coiba e Panamá. Sin dal fu fra i pionieri dell'esplorazione e della colonizzazione, al seguito di R. de Bastidas, nel Darién.

Accertatosi dell'esistenza (già nota anche a Colombo) d'un oceano occidentale.