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Latitude: 37.230900,Longitude: -6.907300
Latitude: 28.502501,Longitude: -16.155399
Latitude: 24.100000,Longitude: -74.483330
Latitude: 21.453100,Longitude: -76.508797
Latitude: 18.979000,Longitude: -68.477798
Latitude: 38.709801,Longitude: -9.137900

Christopher Columbus: Crossing the Atlantic (1492)

by Globetrotter on Apr 14, 2007EN
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On August 3, 1492 Christopher Columbus departed from Palos (Spain) with three ships to find a new sea route to China and India which were important trading partners for Europe. As everyone knows Columbus didn't reach India - he discovered a "new world".



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Lisbon


Back in Europe on March 4, 1493

Mar 4, 1493 @ Mar 4, 149338.709801°, -9.137900°
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Hisbaniola (Haiti, Dominican Republic)


By December 5, 1492 columbus explored the northern coast of Hisbaniola. His ship - Santa Maria - ran aground on Christmas morning 1492.

Dec 5, 1492 @ Dec 5, 149218.979000°, -68.477798°
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Cuba


Columbus explored the northeast coast of Cuba.

Oct 20, 1492 @ Oct 20, 149221.453100°, -76.508797°
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San Salvador (Guanahani)


After five weeks on sea, land was sighted on October 12, 1492.

Oct 12, 1492 @ Oct 12, 149224.100000°, -74.483330°
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Canary Islands


Provisions, repairs of the ships. On September 6, 1492 he started sailing across the ocean.

Sep 6, 1492 @ Sep 6, 149228.502501°, -16.155399°
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Palos, Spain


Christoph Columbus started his journey on August 3, 1492.

Aug 3, 1492 @ Aug 3, 149237.230900°, -6.907300°
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