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Image of the Day > The Niña

 
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The Niña. The ship, along with the Pinta, made a visit to Knoxville in November 2010. (photo by John Disque)
The Niña is a replica of the ship on which Columbus sailed across the Atlantic on his three voyages of discovery to the new world beginning in 1492. Columbus sailed the tiny ship over 25,000 miles. That ship was last heard of in 1501, but the new Niña has a different mission. It is a floating museum that visits ports all over the Western Hemisphere.

     
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