Christopher Columbus in Costa Rica

Christopher Columbus in Costa Rica (HM1QQW)

Location: San José, San José
Country: Costa Rica
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N 9° 56.15', W 84° 4.414'

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Cristóbal Colón en Costa Rica

Quinto CentenarioEn nombre del pueblo de Costa Rica, elPresidente de la Republica, Doctor Abel Pacheco de la Espriella, develo esta placa para conmemorar el500 aniversario de la llegada delAlmirante Cristobal Colona tierras costarricenses, en septiembrede 1502, y para hacer honor de los lazosinquebrantables de amistad entreCosta Rica y España. En presencia del Embajador en misionespecial de España para la celebración deeste acontecimiento, Cristobal Colon de Carvajal, Duque de Veragua y descendiente directodel descubridor, asi como del Embajadorde España en Costa Rica, Victor Ibañez-MartinSan Jose, 25 de septiembre de 2002. English translation:The Fifth CenturyIn the name of the people of Costa Rica, the President of the Republic, Doctor Abel Pacheco de la Espriella, unveiled this plaque to commemorate the 500th anniversary since the arrival of the Admiral Christopher Columbus to the lands of Costa Rica in September, 1502 and to honor the unbreakable bonds of friendship between Costa Rica and Spain. In the presence of the Special Ambassador from Spain for this event, Cristobal Colon de Carvajal, Duke of Veragua and direct descendant of the explorer, together with the Ambassador of Spain in Costa Rica, Victor Ibañez-MartinSan José, September 25, 2002.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByInstituto de Cultura Hispanica de España
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Date Added Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 820918 N 1099733
Decimal Degrees9.93583333, -84.07356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 9° 56.15', W 84° 4.414'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds9° 56' 9" N, 84° 4' 24.84" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Calle 9, San José San José , CR
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