In 1579, Francis Drake sailed out in the Pacific, then turned east seeking the Strait of Anián (a water passage from the Pacific tothe Atlantic, known in the reverse direction as the Northwest Passage), or for a place to repair his ships. After reaching land in Oregon, at the Oregon Dunes, nearCoos Bay, Drake headed south, seeking a safeharbor.

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  • In 1579, Francis Drake sailed out in the Pacific, then turned east seeking the Strait of Anián (a water passage from the Pacific tothe Atlantic, known in the reverse direction as the Northwest Passage), or for a place to repair his ships. After reaching land in Oregon, at the Oregon Dunes, nearCoos Bay, Drake headed south, seeking a safeharbor. (en)
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  • In 1579, Francis Drake sailed out in the Pacific, then turned east seeking the Strait of Anián (a water passage from the Pacific tothe Atlantic, known in the reverse direction as the Northwest Passage), or for a place to repair his ships. After reaching land in Oregon, at the Oregon Dunes, nearCoos Bay, Drake headed south, seeking a safeharbor. (en)
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  • Drake in California (en)
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