What did Gonzalo Pizarro discover?


What did Gonzalo Pizarro discover?

The Pizarro Brothers

Francisco Pizarro was a Spanish conquistador who defeated the Inca Empire in the 1530s. He was accompanied by his three brothers, Gonzalo, Hernando and Juan.

Answer and Explanation:

Gonzalo Pizarro explored the Andes Mountains and the tributaries of the Amazon River. He did not discover them, as Native Americans had lived there for thousands of years. His explorations were overshadowed by Francisco de Orellana, who traveled the length of the Amazon River.

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Francisco Pizarro: Route & Facts

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