Columbus of the Pacific, Part 2 

The Humboldt Connection

Last week, we saw how the monk-navigator AndrĂ©s Urdaneta was summoned back into the service of his native Spain to find an easterly route from the Philippines to New Spain, present-day Mexico. The first land sighted by Urdaneta on his groundbreaking (seabreaking?)…

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