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List of places named for Christopher Columbus. Jump to navigation Jump to search. A number of places, mostly in the Western Hemisphere, have been named after Christopher Columbus, the voyager who was the first European to make the New World widely known to Europeans. Countries. Colombia; Gran Colombia ...

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Places named after Christopher Columbus include Colombia, the South American country, Washington, D.C. and Columbia, S.C. Several states in the United States, including Ohio, Georgia, Mississippi and New York have cities named after Columbus.

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What things are named after Christopher Columbus? ... The good things that Christopher Columbus did was discovery of many regions and trade routes during his voyages. He is regarded as the father ...

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Some in the group supported naming it Washington. Others argued for naming it Columbia, after Christopher Columbus. Scott said there was great interest in Columbus because the 300th anniversary of his famous voyage was coming up the next year.

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Yes, Colombia was named after Christopher Columbus. On his third voyage to the Spanish West Indies, Christopher Columbus mentioned that the southern area of Hispanola (probably Venezuela or ...

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Although the Santa Maria is called by its official name, its nickname was La Gallega, after the province of Galicia in which it was built. ... 10 Things You May Not Know About Christopher Columbus ...

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Christopher Columbus Facts. Christopher Columbus (c. 1451 to May 20, 1506) was an Italian explorer and navigator. In 1492, he sailed across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain in the Santa Maria, with ...

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The name Christopher Columbus is the Anglicisation of the Latin Christophorus Columbus.His name in Ligurian is Cristoffa Corombo, in Italian Cristoforo Colombo, in Spanish Cristóbal Colón, and in Portuguese, Cristóvão Colombo. He was born before 31 October 1451 in the territory of the Republic of Genoa (now part of modern Italy), though the exact location remains disputed.

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Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer who stumbled upon the Americas and whose journeys marked the beginning of centuries of transatlantic colonization. The explorer Christopher Columbus ...