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On the evening of August 3, 1492, Columbus set out for his first voyage which which country?

Spain On the evening of August 3, 1492, Columbus set out<br/> for his first voyage which which country?
The answer is: Spain

On the evening of August 3, 1492, Columbus departed from Palos de la Frontera with three ships; one larger carrack, Santa María, nicknamed Gallega (the Galician), and two smaller caravels, Pinta (the Painted) and Santa Clara, nicknamed Niña after her owner Juan Niño of Moguer.
Land was sighted at 2 a.m. on October 12. Columbus called the island (in what is now The Bahamas) San Salvador; the natives called it Guanahani.
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