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Cíbola

In 1539 fray Marcos de Niza was told about a group of seven cities known as Cíbola. They were said to be wealthy and very populous. Marcos's report about Cíbola triggered a large expedition led by Francisco Vázquez de Coronado. The expedition reached Cíbola in July 1540 and was disappointed to find small settlements of Zuni Indians.

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