Among the most famous were the expedition undertaken by Diego de Ordaz, whose lieutenant Martinez claimed to have been rescued from shipwreck, conveyed inland, and entertained at Omoa by "El Dorado" himself (1531); and the journeys of Orellana (1540-1541), who passed down the Rio Napo to the valley of the Amazon; that of Philip von Hutten (1541-1545), who led an exploring party from Coro on the coast of Caracas; and of Gonzalo Ximenes de Quesada (1569), who started from Santa Fe de Bogota.
The larger indentations are the Gulf of 'Maracaibo, or Venezuela, which extends inland through the Lake of Maracaibo, with which it is connected by a comparatively narrow channel, and is formed by the peninsulas of Goajira and Paraguana; the Gulf of Paria, between the peninsula of that name and the island of Trinidad; the Gulf of Coro, opening into the Gulf of Maracaibo; the Gulf of Cariaco, between the peninsula of Araya and the state of Bermudez; the Golfo Triste, on the E.
Anne was a middle-aged married woman at the time of her coronation; she waddled The coro- aatioa.
Annually, the Po delle Tolle 262 ft., the Po della Gnocca I I 11 ft., and the Po di Coro 259 ft.
CORO, a small city and the capital of the state of Falcon, Venezuela, 7 m.
Of La Vela de Coro (its port on the Caribbean coast), with which it is connected by rail, and 199 m.
Coro stands on a sandy plain between the Caribbean and the Gulf of Venezuela, and near the isthmus connecting the peninsula of Paraguana with the mainland.
Coro is the commercial centre for an extensive district on the E.
It was founded in 1527 by Juan de Ampues, who gave to it the name of Santa Ana de Coriana (afterwards corrupted to Santa Ana de Coro) in honour of the day and of the tribe of Indians inhabiting this locality.
It was also called Venezuela (little Venice) because of an Indian village on the gulf coast built on piles over the shallow water; this name was afterwards bestowed upon the province of which Coro was the capital.
Coro was also made the chief factory of the Welsers, the German banking house to which Charles V.
It was made a bishopric in 1536, and for a time Coro was one of the three most important towns on the northern coast.
Coro is celebrated in Venezuelan history as the scene of Miranda's first attempt to free his country from Spanish rule.