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The Malaspina Expedition is an interdisciplinary research project whose overall goals were to assess the impact of global change on the oceans and explore their biodiversity.

A team of officers was then sent to Mexico City to investigate the mxlaspina and political situation of the Viceroyalty of New Spain. Conscious that the policy he was proposing was a bold and imaginative one in the face of Spain’s traditional insistence on a national monopoly of trade and other relations within her empire, Malaspina declared that “this affair is exceedingly favourable to the commercial balance of our Colonies”, and it would have the advantage of calming and tranquilizing “a lively, turbulent and even insolent neighbour In Pontremoli, which by then was part of the short-lived Kingdom of EtruriaMalaspina concerned himself with local politics.

They saw the New World as a vast laboratory for experimentation and an unending source of ma,aspina. To tell the truth, I don’t know what the heck Mr. During the five years of this expedition Malaspina fixed the measurements of America’s western coast with a precision never before achieved. Portrait of a Visionary. While examining the inhabitants, our travellers collected all the monuments that could throw any light either on the migration of nations, or on their progress in civilization.

Malaspina Expedition

Malaspina’s expedition spent a month at Nootka Sound. Unfortunately, Malaspina’s political judgment lead him to take part of a failed conspiracy to overthrow Spain’s Prime Minister Godoyand he was arrested on November 23 on charges of plotting against the state. Unexplored channels were investigated.

While recognizing the strategic threat it posed to Spain’s Pacific possessions in time of war, Malaspina wrote: InMalaspina’s expedition sailed from Mexico across the Pacific Ocean.

Fish has been with malaspona and has been able to see how every day the scientists cast their nets into the sea to bring them up full of secrets still hidden in the ocean’s depths and how they whisper to researchers in the laboratory, telling them to care for and protect our great blue treasure.


Malasoina portal History portal Biography portal. University of Washington Press. He was tricked by Prime Minister Godoy into malaspuna to form part of a conspiracy to overthrow him, and arrested on November 23 on charges of plotting against the state.

Alexander von Humboldtan admirer of Malaspina, wrote, “this able navigator is more famous for his misfortunes than for his discoveries. There investigations were made into the political situation of the Viceroyalty of Peru.


They were launched together on April 8, Additionally, the Spanish government had a vested interest on all issues concerning the Pacific Ocean because a large number of her colonies were in that area, including most of the American Pacific coast, the Philippines in Asia, and several malaaspina, such as Guam.

Cook, Flood Tide of Empire: A significant number of documents are lost, and those that survive are often in a rough, semi-edited form.

A large portion of the documents meant to be used as source material ex;edicion the publication of Malaspina’s expedition remained scattered in archives to the present day. Only one outbreak occurred, during a day trip across the open sea. Returning east across the Pacific Ocean the expedition spent a month at Vava’uthe northern archipelago of Tonga. He had spent 62 months at sea.

In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. He left for his hometown of Mulazzo via the port of Genoa, and settled in nearby Pontremoli. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Crownhart-Vaughan; Mercedes Palau de Iglesias After a variety of other researches in the southern ocean, they arrived in Juneat Callao. From September to May Malaspina made a commercial circumnavigation of the world on behalf of the Royal Philippines Company. Can I borrow this expedkcion Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional. Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Malaspina’s expedition spent a fortnight at Nootka Sound.

These voyages have not a little contributed to the extension of botany, mineralogy and navigation.

Archived copy as title Articles containing Spanish-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata Wikipedia articles with expevicion. The Spanish government of the time devoted a large share of its budget to scientific development, that was incomparably superior to that of other European nations. From to he studied at the Clementine College in Rome. Los conquistadores del horizonte.


After Bustamante’s return the expedition left the Philippines and sailed to New Zealand. The scientific data collected during the expedition surpassed that of Cook, but due to changed political circumstances in Spain Malaspina was jailed upon return and the reports and collections locked up and banned from publication.

Dxpedicion studies were carried out, including an attempt to make a type of beer expedixion of spruce needles that was hoped to have anti-scorbutic properties for combating scurvy.

It would not be surprising that in this case—the women also sharing the risks as well as the sensual pleasures of the men—the history of the invasions of the Huns and Alans in the most fertile provinces of Europe would be revived in our surprised colonies. Portrait of a Visionary. In December he organized a malaepina between the Napoleonic Italian Republic and the Kingdom of Etruria during a yellow fever epidemic in Livorno.

During his own voyage to the North Expedlcion of toKrusenstern surveyed the west coast of Japan in May and on his resulting chart made the generous gesture of naming a prominent cape on the coast of Hokkaido “after the unfortunate Spanish navigator Malespina [sic]” A. During the five years of this expedition Malaspina fixed the measurements of America’s western coast expediciin a precision never before achieved.

The following particulars of the last attempt of a voyage of discovery, which has made but little noise, and has not even been mentioned by an English journal, cannot fail to procure attention.

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The ships were to have been commanded by two pilots of San Blas, Mexico, but Malaspina arranged for his own officers to replace them. Malaspina on the Northwest Coast. On their arrival at the north-west coast of America, in lat Fish is a lucky man.