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Who discovered island of Barbados?
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Portuguese explorer Pedro a Campos discovered the island of Barbados en route to his destination in Brazil. In seeing the fig trees on the island, it is reported that Campos and his crew named the island “Los Barbados” or “Bearded One” as fig trees have natural aerial roots that hang from the tree resembling a bearded figure.
- Jan 17, 2021
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