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What routes did Vasco de Balboa take?
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Also asked, what route did Vasco de Balboa?
The 16th-century Spanish conquistador and explorer Vasco Núñez de Balboa (1475-1519) helped establish the first stable settlement on the South American continent at Darién, on the coast of the Isthmus of Panama. In 1513, while leading an expedition in search of gold, he sighted the Pacific Ocean.
Subsequently, question is, who funded Vasco Nunez de Balboa's trip? Unlike other Spanish explorers and conquistadors, Vasco Nunez de Balboa was not the leader of an expedition and was not financed by royalty when he first went to the New World. Instead, he joined an expedition in 1500 led by Rodrigo de Bastidas and received a share of earnings from Bastidas as a member of his team.
Similarly one may ask, what did Vasco Nunez de Balboa conquer?
Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Vasco Nuñez de Balboa was a Spanish explorer, governor, and conquistador. He is best known for leading an expedition across the narrow isthmus of Panama, and reaching the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first European to see this large body of water.
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