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Venezuela
     

Venezuela

by Charles J. Shields, James D. Henderson (Foreword by)
 

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When Spanish explorers arrived on the coast of South America, they found that natives had built their homes on stilts among the swampy shore of Lake Maracaibo. Because this reminded the Europeans of the city of Venice, they named the region Venezuela (Little Venice).

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When Spanish explorers arrived on the coast of South America, they found that natives had built their homes on stilts among the swampy shore of Lake Maracaibo. Because this reminded the Europeans of the city of Venice, they named the region Venezuela (Little Venice).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590842898
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Discovering South America Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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