Was Marcus Island discovered by Bernardo de la Torre in 1543?

  title={Was Marcus Island discovered by Bernardo de la Torre in 1543?},
  journal={The Journal of Pacific History},
  pages={109 - 122}
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • The Journal of Pacific History
In my article referring to Andrés de Arriola’s voyage in 1694/95, one of Erik Dahlgren’s identifications concerning a possible early sighting of Marcus Island is treated. Another of Dahlgren’s identifications concerning the possible discovery of Marcus Island by the Spanish navigator Bernardo de la Torre in 1543 requires a critical examination of that expedition’s sightings. The identity of de la Torre’s island sightings in the northwestern Pacific during his abortive attempt to reach New Spain… Expand
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