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Martin d'Aguilar was a Spanishmarker explorer whose log contains one of the first written descriptions of the coastmarker of the U.S. state of Oregonmarker.

Aguilar was the commander of the ship Tres Reyes in an expedition led by Sebastián Vizcaíno. Vizcaíno set out from Mexico in 1602 in search of usable harbors and the mythical city of Quivira. While exploring along the northern Californiamarker coast, a storm separated Vizcaíno and Aguilar's ships. While Vizcaíno may have reached the present Oregon-California border, Aguilar continued up the coast. He may have only reached latitude of the present-day Coos Baymarker.

Aguilar reported sighting a "rapid and abundant" river that he did not enter because of the current. He then returned to Mexico because of scurvy among his crew. It is unknown what river he sighted, but maps referred to the "Rio d'Aguilar" in the 1700s. No deliberate exploration of the Northwest Coast occurred again until some 150 years after Aguilar, though accidental sightings and shipwrecks were possible.


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