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Bahamas
San Salvador Island

Columbus Landing

Underwater Monument

John Vassar House

San Salvador Island /  Underwater Monument   San Salvador Island /  Underwater Monument

Description

Hidden here on the ocean floor is a cast bronze monument on the spot where Columbus first dropped anchor in 1492. As the photos show, the monument is more and more covered with sand.

Inscription(s)

longitude
...
north latitude
24o41'
anchor
dropped
columbus
oct 12 1492
in these waters

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 24°0'41" W 74°31'40"

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Item Code: bs005; Added: 10 December 2006

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