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Post by Archived Topic » Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:01 pm

What is the origin of the word Pacific
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Post by Archived Reply » Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:15 pm

Another acronym?
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Post by Archived Reply » Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:29 pm

found to be peaceable compared to the Atlantic ????
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Post by Archived Reply » Sun Oct 10, 2004 6:44 pm

In 1519 Magellan rounded what is now called the
Straits of Magellan ( the southern end of South America )
and emerged into what he called " a beautiful peaceful
ocean " thus it was named the Pacific ocean.

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