1 day ago · For him the city of Vancouver and Vancouver Island are named, as well as Vancouver, Washington. From Mexico, Malaspina dispatched the last Spanish exploration expedition in the Pacific Northwest, under Dionisio Alcalá Galiano and Cayentano Valdes aboard the schooners Sutil and Mexicana. They met Vancouver in the Strait of Georgia on June 21, 1792.
1 day ago · Place New Albion Drake's Landing in New Albion, 1579, engraving published by Theodor De Bry, 1590 New Albion Location of Drake's Nova Albion claim in California Show map of California New Albion New Albion (the United States) Show map of the United States Coordinates: Established 17 June 1579 Abandoned 23 July 1579 Named for the white cliffs of England and the archaic name of Britain Claimant ...
- 23 July 1579
- the white cliffs of England, and the archaic name of Britain
- 17 June 1579
- Sir Francis Drake
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