Portuguese Explorers Don Cam and Henry Gomes felled on the western coast (look closely near the humpback whale). British ships enjoy naval supremacy which allows them to establish a beachhead in the northeast and a permanent town center / settlement in the northwest (St. Edmund).
“Then down I cast me on my face,
And first began to weep,
For I knew my secret then was one
That earth refus’d to keep:
Or land or sea, though he should be
Ten thousand fathoms deep." - Thomas Hood