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Pontevedra (prov.)

Pozo Aguada

Watery Well

Baiona /  Pozo Aguada


"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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