Hunt For Facts About Vasco Nunez de Balboa

Your Mission:

Find the answers to three questions about the famous explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Use these two links to find the information you need. Be careful! Be good researchers and check both pages for each question so you get all the information you need.

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  1. When and where was Vasco Nunez de Balboa born?
  2. What continents did Balboa visit on his first voyage?
  3. Why was Balboa executed?

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Vasco Nunez de Balboa page @ All About Explorers

Vasco Nunez de Balboa page @ Zoom Explorers

The Big Question

What were the similarities and differences in the information you found on the two sites?