Pre-Columbian Time, End of Period

Pre-Columbian Time, End of Period (HM2HYJ)

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N 18° 40.292', W 88° 23.681'

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 Avenida Adolfo López MateosCulminación del Ciclo PrehispánicoIn 1526 el Rey de España Carlos I designa a Don Francisco de Montejo para colonizar tierras. De esta manera se instruyó al Capitán Alonso López Dávila, quien funda la Villa Real en 1531 que se localizó en el señorio de Chaktemal pero se abandona por los constantes ataques mayas. No es hasta 1545 cuando los españoles logran vencer a los mayas del señorío de Bak'jalal estableciendo la Villa de Salamanca de Bacalar.English:Avenida Adolfo López MateosPre-Columbian Time, End of PeriodIn 1526 the king of Spain Carlos I assigned the task of colonizing new territories to Francisco de Montejo. Consequently, the Captain Alonso López Dávila was instructed to settle down colonies and succeeded with the Villa Real, founded in 1531 at the Chaktemal realm; it had to be abandoned due to the constant Maya attacks. It is until 1545 when the Spanish army managed to defeat the Mayas of the Bak'jalal realm establishing the Villa Salamanca Bacalar with this, the conquest had begun.
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Date Added Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 352912 N 2065057
Decimal Degrees18.67153333, -88.39468333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 40.292', W 88° 23.681'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 40' 17.52" N, 88° 23' 40.86" W
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