Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca (HMP5I)

Location: , Misiones Province Iguazú
Country: Argentina

S 25° 41.038', W 54° 26.637'

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Salto Alvar Núñez

Parque Nacional Iguazú

AAlvar N??ez Cabeza de Vaca.
Homenaje de la Administraci?n General de Parques Nacionales y Turismo a la memoria del descubridor de estas Cataratas, Don Alvar N??ez Cabeza de Vaca, qui?n tras de cruentas luchas con la naturaleza y lo ignoto, en su temerario viaje desde las selvas Brasile?as Atl?nticas en busca de una v?a al Rio de la Plata descubri? esta maravilla del mundo en el a?o 1541.

(English translation)
To Alvar N??ez Cabeza de Vaca.
A tribute from the National Parks and Tourism Administrationto the memory of the discoverer of these falls,Don Alvar N??ez Cabeza de Vaca,who—after bloody struggles with nature and the unknown—in his reckless journey from the Atlantic through the Brazilian jungles while looking for a route to the Rio de la Plata, discovered this wonder of the world in the year 1541.
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HM NumberHMP5I
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Placed ByAdministración General de Parques Nacionales y Turismo.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)21J E 756537 N 7156832
Decimal Degrees-25.68396667, -54.44395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesS 25° 41.038', W 54° 26.637'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 41' 2.28" S, 54° 26' 38.22" W
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