The story

Illustrated History - Discovery Until the Guaranitic Wars (continued)

But they missed the path…

and the Cabral squad arrives at the Brazilian coast…

This happened on April 22, 1500.

Seeing a large mound of land, the Portuguese shouted: "land in sight"!
To this hill the Portuguese named it: Monte Pascoal.

After realizing that there was also a strip of land, Cabral called the island of Vera Cruz