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Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Vasco Nunez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer who claimed the Pacific Ocean for Spain.

Short Biography of Balboa
A few good details about Balboa, his life, and his explorations.

Catholic Encyclopedia: Vasco Nunez de Balboa
The official church source for information about this famous explorer has lots of details.

Balboa: First European to See the Pacific Ocean
Learn more about Balboa and his historic "sighting."

Hispanos Famosos: Balboa
LOTS of good details about Balboa and his importance.

Balboa and the Castle of Gold
LONG yet informative page about Balboa and his explorations.

Balboa: ThinkQuest site
This site on the famous explorer was put together by students just like you.

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