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Vasco Nuñez de Balboa : explorer of the Pacific / Steven Otfinoski
Biographies Biographies | Benchmark Books | c2005
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Imprint
New York : Benchmark Books, c2005.
Descript
79 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 27 cm.
Series
Great explorations
Summary
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.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-76) and index.
Contents
A daring youth -- To the New World -- From stowaway to governor -- The first conquistador -- To the other sea -- Discoverer of the Pacific -- A new rival -- A last adventure -- The final treachery.
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ISBN
0761416099
ISBN/ISSN
9780761416098
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