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  1. Vasco Nunez de Balboa By: Faith King 2-12-09

  2. Background Information Vasco Nunez de Balboa was born January 15, 1471. He was born in Badajoz, Spain.

  3. Accomplishments • Vasco was the first European to reach the eastern shore of the Pacific.

  4. Interests • He liked to explore. He even liked to explore mountains.

  5. The land he crossed • The land Vasco Nunez de Balboa explored was Panama and he explored some mountains, too.


  6. Lands • The lands he explored the land of Panama. The seas balboa explored were the South Sea and the Pacific Ocean.

  7. Years he Explored • The years he explored was September 25,1519 when he climbed a top of a mountain peek.

  8. Died • Vasco Nunez de Balboa died in Castilla de Ore.He was 44 years old when he died.

  9. Acrostic • Vasco • Athletic • Spanish • Conquistador • Out standing • Nunez • Unusual • Navigator • Elegant • Zealot • De • Exploring great seas • Balboa • Adventurous • Looking forward to • Born in Spain • Out going • Articulate

  10. Web Sites Used • http.//www.Bruce.Ruiz.net/Panama History/Balboa • http.//www.Bruce.Ruiz.net/Panama History/vasco_nunez_balboa_6.htm

  11. The End • Created By:Faith King • Grade 5-Brayton Elementary School • Supported by Ms.Carlow and Ms.Demarco