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Vasco Núñez de Balboa and the discovery of the South Sea

Author: Hal Marcovitz
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Explorers of new worlds.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa, beginning in 1510 when he snuck on board a ship bound for Central America, through his discovery, for Spain, of the South Sea, now known as the Pacific Ocean.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Vasco Núñez de Balboa; Vasco Núñez de Balboa; Vasco Núñez de Balboa; Vasco N ((de)) Balboa
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Marcovitz
ISBN: 079106428X 9780791064283 0791064298 9780791064290
OCLC Number: 46616649
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Explorers of new worlds.
Responsibility: Hal Marcovitz.

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-- Biographies of some of the most important explorers the world has known -- Ideal for research or class use -- Written in accessible, easily understood language -- Complements school curriculum  Read more...

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