Costa Rica

@article{ChurchCostaR,
  title={Costa Rica},
  author={George Earl Church},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={71},
  pages={461-463}
}
UP to 1540, Spain had reserved for the crown that part of the territory of Veragua lying west of the portion which had been granted to the heirs of Columbus; but, in that year, it was erected into a province and called Costa Rica. It lies between Nicaragua and the newly hatched, but featherless, republic of Panama, and is the smallest State of the New World except Salvador. But it is one of the most interesting, for, with Panamá, it forms the connecting link between North and South America, not… 
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