a landfall had blocked off the river centuries back
In 1492, Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in the Western Hemisphere in The Bahamas.
Here they could oversee the water below, look back on the green land which was Shalisa, and far out across Sea to their right where a hazy grey line indicated the first landfall David would make on his return journey home.
Sherkin was a pirate kingdom for a brief period of prosperity, providing beaches for careening ships, a safe landfall and opportunity for carousing.
Whakatane is the chief service town for the eastern Bay of Plenty and was the landfall for the first Maori arrivals.
he made landfall and fixed his position
Said to be the original landfall of Christopher Columbus, it is graced with elegant Bermudian and colonial-style buildings.
It is a scene that has changed little from when Christopher Columbus made landfall here for supplies and water on his legendary voyage to discover the Americas.
The sudden appearance of Europeans after the first landfall of Christopher Columbus in 1492 had a cataclysmic effect upon them.
Because the island was the final landfall before passage to America, ships would load up on Madeira's wines, both as a product to sell and to use as ballast.