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  1. Samana Cay

    Samana Cay is the largest now uninhabited island in the Bahamas, believed by some researchers to have been the location of Columbus's first landfall in the Americas, on October 12, 1492. It is an islet, located in the eastern Bahamas, 22 miles northeast of Acklins Island. About 10 miles long and up to 2 miles wide with an area of about 17.37 mi² it is bound by reefs. The verdant cay has long been uninhabited, but figurines, pottery shards, and other artifacts discovered there in the mid-1980s have been ascribed to Lucayan Indians living on the cay about the time of Christopher Columbus’ voyages. In October 1986 the National Geographic Society, announcing completion of a five-year study, suggested that Samana Cay was the site of Columbus’ first landfall in the New World. The indigenous people of the island on which Columbus first landed called it Guanahani. Samana Cay was first proposed to be Guanahani by Gustavus Fox in 1882, but the predominant theory gives the honour to San Salvador Island. However, in 1986 Joseph Judge of National Geographic Magazine made different calculations based on extracts from Columbus's logs, and argued for Samana Cay as the location, though his methodology has also been criticised.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of samana cay in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of samana cay in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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