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Palos de la Frontera
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Calle Juan de la Cosa

Juan de la Cosa

Owner and master of the Santa Maria and the cartographer who made the first world map showing the results of Columbus' voyages

1998

Palos de la Frontera /  Juan de la Cosa   Palos de la Frontera /  Juan de la Cosa

Description

Azulejo with a portrait. The azulejo is mounted in a brique wall, on which also a small metal plate with explananatory text is mounted.

Information Sign

Explanatory text:
Este mural es donado a nuestra ciudad por gentileza del Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Santoña-Cantabria de donde eral natural Juan de la Cosa 1er cartografo de America y propietaria de la nao Santa Maria. Inaugurado en la conmemoracion del 505 aniversario del regreso a nuestro puerto de Palos de las carabelas Pinta y Niña siendo alcalde presidente del Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Santoña Ilmo. Sr. D. Maximino Valle Badiola y alcalde presidente del Excmo. Ayuntamiento de Palos de la Frontera Ilmo. Sr. D. Carmelo Romero Hernandez.
Palos de la Fra., 15 marzo de 1998.
Translation: This mural is donated to our city on the gracefulness of the Excmo. City Council of Santoña-Cantabria from where was John de la Cosa 1er. cartographer of America and owner of the nao Santa María. Inaugurated on the commemoration of the 505 anniversary of the return to our port of Palos of the caravels Pinta and Niña being mayor president of the Excmo. City Council of Santoña Ilmo. Mr. D. Maximino Valle Badiola and mayor president of the Excmo. City Council of Palos de la Frontera Ilmo. Mr. D. Carmel Romero Hernández. Palos de la Fra. March 15, 1998.

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Location N 37°13'28" W 6°53'30"

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Item Code: esan012; Added: 9 March 2002  / Photograph: 9 March 2002  / Updated: 16 December 2006

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