vas co nunez de balboa

early explorer

introduction

vas co nunez de is famous for finding the eastern part of the pacific ocean.

early lif

he was born in jerez de los caballeros, mexico. He married the daughter of cereta,the local indian cheif.

reasons for exploration

He worked for the king of Spain. he was looking for pearls and gold.

discoveries

1510-1513 he explored the eastern part of the pacific ocean on a boat.

legacy

he died in acla January, 1519. he changed the world by finding the eastern part of the pacific ocean.
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eastern part of the pacific oceon

Monday, Dec. 15th 1513 at 9pm

Pacific Ocean

Vasco Nunez de Balboa