Alessandro Malaspina

Alessandro Malaspina

(1754-1810) explorer from Tuscany in the service of Spain. Undertook the Malaspina Expedition (1789–1794) 

4 March 1792

From Cape Espíritu Santo, which is rocky and of moderate height, this coast runs SE for five or six leagues, decreasing in height gradually so

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7 March 1792

The beauty of the weather, which we were enjoying continuously was too much of a gift of nature to be wasted, so we were diligent

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