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the fourth Bishop of Panamá. In 1535, he sailed to Peru to settle a dispute between Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro over division of territory after the conquest of the Inca Empire. His ship stalled when the winds died and strong currents carried him out to the Galápagos Islands which he thus discovered on March 10, 1535.
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03/10/1535-Bishop Tomas de Berlanga discovers Galápagos Islands
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