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Where did Cabeza de Vaca explore?
Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020
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Just so, where did Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca explore?
Explorer Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca was born 1490, in Extremadura, Castile, Spain. He was treasurer to the Spanish expedition under Pánfilo de Narváez that reached what is now Tampa Bay, Florida, in 1528. By September all but his party of 60 had perished; it reached the shore near present-day Galveston, Texas.
Additionally, what tribe did Cabeza de Vaca meet? Their journey went well until the two men confronted Matagorda Bay. There they encountered an Indian tribe, which Cabeza de Vaca called the Quevenes, who threatened to kill them by placing arrows over their hearts.
Subsequently, question is, what is Cabeza de Vaca most famous for?
Cabeza de Vaca (born as Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca between 1488 and 1490, died between 1557 and 1558) was a famous Spanish explorer who todays remains remembered for the records of his disastrous journey to the New World, loss of his entire expedition, fall in to slavery, exploration and eventual salvation and return
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