It is also certain that some of his commanders passed the equinoctial line.
On the contrary, while we were at the equinoctial line, or near it, the difference between the day and night was not perceptible.
They thought there was nothing south of the equinoctial line but an immense sea and some poor and barren islands.
The next afternoon we crossed the equinoctial line in longitude 21 degrees 50 minutes west.
According to this calculation, they may pass from our climates to the Equinoctial line in seven or eight days!
In the whole march, which was nearly under the equinoctial line, the troops of Alvarado found everywhere abundance of emeralds.
The two first stars named are exactly on what is called the equinoctial line.
This cape is eight degrees beyond the equinoctial line towards the south .
We lay off and on from that time till the 6th June, when we crossed the equinoctial line.
We left Mayo on the 4th May at six in the morning, and passed the equinoctial line at the same hour on the 20th.