Where did Columbus land in the New World for the first time?

in the Bahamas
in Cuba
in Hispaniola
in Jamaica
It is known that Columbus arrived on an island in the Bahamas (he named it San Sal­vador), but for cen­turies his­to­ri­ans debated on which island that really was. The cap­tain's log doesn't give much in­for­ma­tion: large, beau­ti­ful island, with a lagoon. Today, there is a general con­sen­sus that it was an island in the Bahamas, named San Salvador in 1926 to match the name given by Colum­bus.

Answers distribution

in the Bahamas
in Cuba
in Hispaniola
in Jamaica
answers
flagAustria
70%
0%
20%
10%
10
flagNorway
68%
6%
0%
25%
16
flagSpain
53%
20%
20%
6%
15
flagItaly
52%
30%
8%
8%
23
flagIndia
50%
20%
16%
12%
24
flagAustralia
50%
11%
27%
11%
18
flagCanada
46%
14%
25%
14%
28
flagUkraine
46%
46%
0%
0%
13
flagGermany
45%
17%
25%
10%
120
flagthe United States
44%
17%
31%
6%
268
flagthe Netherlands
37%
10%
27%
20%
29
flagUnknown
35%
21%
29%
13%
37
flagPoland
34%
26%
22%
15%
6138
flagDenmark
33%
16%
41%
8%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
20%
35%
15%
20
flagthe United Kingdom
27%
27%
28%
15%
195
flagFrance
27%
18%
18%
36%
11
flagSweden
25%
31%
43%
0%
16
flagBelgium
20%
0%
60%
20%
10

Gender

men34%
women32%
in the Bahamas
34%
32%
in Cuba
22%
28%
in Hispaniola
28%
22%
in Jamaica
14%
16%

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