Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sebastián Vizcaíno (1548-1624)

"Sebastián Vizcaíno (1548-1624) was a Spanish soldier, entrepreneur, explorer, and diplomat whose varied roles took him to New Spain, the Philippines, the Baja California peninsula, the California coast and Japan.

Sailing up the coast, Vizcaino named most of the prominent features such as Point Lobos, Carmel Valley, Monterey Bay, Sierra Point, and Coyote Point."

From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastian_Vizcaino

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