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Explorations of Hernando Alarcon in the Lower Colorado River Region, 1540

@article{Elsasser1979ExplorationsOH,
  title={Explorations of Hernando Alarcon in the Lower Colorado River Region, 1540},
  author={A. B. Elsasser},
  journal={Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology},
  year={1979},
  volume={1}
}
  • A. B. Elsasser
  • Published 1 December 1979
  • History
  • Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology
Explorations of Hernando Alarcon in the Lower Colorado River Region, Edited and Annotated by ALBERT B. ELSASSER EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION The distinction of having been the first European to encounter Indians in what is now the southeast corner of California probably belongs to Hernando Alarcon, a Spanish explorer who played a part in one of the principal searches for the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola. These explorations on the northern frontier of New Spain had exercised the minds of Spanish… Expand
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