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Baiona
Pontevedra

Pozo Aguada

Watery Well

Baiona /  Pozo Aguada

Description

"La Aguada" or the Watery Well owes its name to the Pinta crew, who took its water supply for the course South to Palos from this well at A Ribeira promenade on March 11th, 1493. 9 barrels of water were hand-filled and, along with 9 barrels of wine, they were drunk during the trip.

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Location N 42°7'16" W 8°50'59"

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