Description

Vasco Núñez de Balboa, a Spanish explorer and conquistador, arrives at the Pacific Ocean across the Isthmus of Panama and becomes the first European to do so

Location

South America

Rate

Very important (8)

Sphere

Politics

Images

Vasco Núñez de Balboa claims the South Sea by unknown artist Monument of Vasco Núñez de Balboa in Panama City Depiction of Vasco Núñez de Balboa on Panamanian balboa

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