Which explorer gave florida its name?
The explorer that gave Florida its name was Ponce de Leon. He gave it the name Pascua Florida that means "feast of flowers" in Spanish since he found it around Easter.
Florida was named for a term in Spanish which is Pascua Florida. Translated into English it means Flowery Easter and refers to the season of Easter. Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon and landed in what we now call Florida during Easter and gave the state it's name.
The first French explorer to reach Quebec was Jacques Cartier
lol, an explorer from India lol it might be you!
No explorer gave his name to Tasmania. Tasmania was first known as Van Diemen's Land from 1642, when Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered it. In 1856, Queen Victoria approved a petition to rename the island of Van Diemen's Land 'Tasmania' in honour of Tasman.
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Sarasota got its name because of the spanish explorer that discovered it in the early 1700s
christopher Columbus named the river...
a spanish explorer not sure of his name around 1470 i think
Jean Ribault is the First French Explorer in Florida.
wich french explorer gave canada its name
ponce de leon
Canada was not named by a French explorer. It was named Kanata by the aboriginals, meaning "settlement" or "village", and gradually anglocized into Canada.
The peninsula was 'discovered' on Palm Sunday 1513 by the explorer Ponce de Leon and named, in Spanish, Pascua Florida. Literally Flowering Easter
Adams-Onis Treaty in 1819.
The explorer Ponce De Leon named it-Spanish for feast of flowers.
Ponce de Leon, who called it La Florida in honor of Pascua Florida, the Spanish Feast of the Flowers (Easter.)
Origin of the Name Florida - Florida was first seen by the Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon on Palm Sunday on April 2, 1513 - he then named the "Pascua de Florida," meaning "Feast of Flowers" and claimed it for Spain
The explorer Juan Ponce De Leon was the first explorer to reach Florida
christopher columbas was the european explorer who named florida and next time at least try to get the answer
Barents Sea,named after Willem Barents
Christopher Columbus thought he was in india so he called them indians
What was the name of the black explorer that traveled from the coast of Florida to the coast of California in the 1500's?
Esteban de Dorantes
What is the name of the explorer that arrived in Florida for the first time in 1513 and claimed its territory for Spain?
Juan Ponce de Leon.
Juan Ponce De Leon is important to Florida history because he discovered and explorer Florida. He was the first explorer to do so.
The explorer that gave Portugal a direct sea route to India was Vasco des Gama. He was a very famous explorer.
Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian explorer gave Venezuela its name, meaning "little Venice." This was because the first thing Vespucci saw when he entered the country was the natives' houses on stilts over lake Maracaibo.
No explorer found any gold in Florida. However, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto once brought back tons of gold from South America.
the explorer who gave its first claim to north america the answer is John Cabot '' for a+''
Tia is the name of the Maori explorer who discovered Lake Taupo and gave it its full name, Taupo Nui a Tia (The Great Cloak of Tia).
Fountain of youth it was because of the flowers on the island
Adams-Onis Treaty gave the US East Florida... but i don't know what treaty gave the US West Florida.... sorry ^-^
Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan gave the Pacific Ocean its current name in 1521; he dubbed the ocean Tepre Pacificum, Latin for "peaceful sea".
Ponce de Leon is the explorer who sailed from Puerto Rico around the coast of Florida in the 1500s.
Ponce de Leon was credited for finding Florida
Yes, Juan Ponce de Leon was the first European Explorer to discover Florida on April 2, 1513 so he named it. Historians believe he first named it "Pascua de Florida" meaning 'feast of flowers' or "La Florida" meaning 'flowery'.
The Spanish explorer who discovered Florida while looking for the fountain of youth is Juan Ponce De Leon.
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yes there is it is in the back of the biggest ride in Florida your welcome
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Juan Ponce de Leon was a Spanish explorer. He was in search of the Fountain of Youth which was a big myth in Europe back then. He first landed in Florida claiming it for Spain and gave it the name it has today. He aslo conquered Puerto Rico and established San Juan. He died in 1521, he was shot by an arrow then brought to Havana, Cuba and died there.
Ponce De Leon named it La Florida. Historians believe he landed in Florida around Easter so there was an abundance of flowers in bloom. The name he gave it was Spanish for flowery, abounding with flowers, or covered in flowers.
What was the name the English gave to the the coast of the territory between Newfoundland and Florida?
The entire stretch of coastline that stretched between Newfoundland and Florida was named Virginia in honor of Queen Elizabeth I. The queen was known to be a virgin.
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In 1682, the French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle named the region Louisiana to honor France's King Louis XIV.