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Cape Verde Islands

Figure 4.2: The Cape Verde Islands

Point co-ordinates: 16000'56.50' N and 23050'32.83 W

On the 19 June, Columbus and his crew arrived at Gomera in the Canary Islands (http://columbusnavigation.com/v3.shtml) and then set sail to the Cape Verde islands situated on the North West of the African continent, in order to acquire cattle (http://columbusnavigation.com/v3.shtml).

Columbus and his crew departed from the Cape Verde Islands on July 4, and 13 July only 120 leagues or associations were obtained (http://columbusnavigation.com/v3.shtml).