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Trinidad and Tobago

Figure 4.4: The islands of Trinidad

Point co-ordinates: 40038'11.42' N and 73036'54.25 W

On the 31st July, Columbus and his crew sailed in search of fresh water and came across an island with three hills which Columbus called Trinidad named after the Holy Trinity (http://columbusnavigation.com/v3.shtml).

At Trinidad, the fleet obtained fresh water and as an added bonus also sighted the South American continent (http://columbusnavigation.com/v3.shtml).