Discoverers Web: Orellana
Profile of the Spanish adventurer who accomplished the first descent of the Amazon River.
Online companion to the series examining the explorations of Cortes, Orellana, Cabeza de Vaca, and Pizarro. Also offers an online learning adventure for students and teachers.
Wikipedia: Francisco de Orellana
Hyperlinked article devoted to the Spanish explorer who sailed the length of the Amazon River in 1541-42.