OVRO

AcronymDefinition
OVROOwens Valley Radio Observatory
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2) OVRO resembles Melville Island in shape more closely than most islands depicted on maps drawn in the 1500s resemble their true outline.
3) Eredia shows the track of a voyage which runs from somewhere north of Flores to ENDE (a Portuguese port on the island Flores), to a bay on the north shore of OVRO and then to TIMOR (where the Portuguese had a base).
OVRO is merely part of a description of the island; the full description being Island of gold (ouro), cloves, mace and sandalwood reconnoitered by the Chinese.
The voyage originates north of ENDE, calls at ende (now the port of Ende on Flores) then travels south-east to an island within which is written the word OVRO in addition to the description of other products.