San Salvador, however, claims historical precedence as the landfall of Columbus on his memorable voyage.
SONSONATE, the capital of the department of Sonsonate, Salvador; on the river Sensunapan and the railway from San Salvador to the Pacific port of Acajutla, 13 m.
The best modern critical account in Spanish is Salvador Brau, Puerto Rico y su historia (Valencia, 1894).
Cat Island was long supposed to be the island first reached by Columbus (12th October 1492) and named by him San Salvador.
Fox, identified San Salvador, on seemingly good grounds, with Samana (Atwood Cay), which lies about midway between Watling and Mariguana.