Niña, Pinta, and Santa María

 The ships in Columbus’s fleet during the 1492 crossing of the Atlantic.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • Santa María (ship) — The Santa María was the largest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. Her master and owner was Juan de la Cosa.The Santa María was a small carrack, or nao , about 70 feet long… …   Wikipedia

  • Santa Maria — Santa Ma|ri|a one of the three ships which sailed to America with Christopher Columbus in 1492. The other two ships were the Niña and the Pinta …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Niña — For atmospheric phenomenon, see La Niña. A proposed depiction of the Niña, the caravel on the left Career (Spain) …   Wikipedia

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  • Pinta (ship) — La Pinta (the Painted ) was the fastest of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus in his first voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. The New World was first sighted by Rodrigo de Triana on the Pinta on October 12 1492. Pinta was a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Voyages of Christopher Columbus — Discovery of the Americas and Discovery of America redirect here. For other uses, see Discovery of the Americas (disambiguation). Voyages of Christopher Columbus The Four Voyages of Columbus Participants Christopher Columbus and crew …   Wikipedia

  • Christopher Columbus — This article is about the explorer. For other uses, see Christopher Columbus (disambiguation). Christopher Columbus …   Wikipedia

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