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Piri Reis Map (Ahmed Muhiddin Piri) - In 1513, Ottoman admiral, geographer and cartographer, Piri Reis, compiled this map using military intelligence. It is centered on the Sahara at the latitude of the Tropic of Cancer. The map shows the western coast of Africa, the eastern coast of South America and the northern outline of Antarctica. An Antarctica without ice, matching a seismic profile of the coast in 1949

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Piri Reis (Muhyiddin Piri Bey) : "Map of the River Nile From Its Estuary South" (Book of Navigation, c1525) - Giclee Fine Art Print

Map of the River Nile From Its Estuary South, from Book of Navigation, by Piri Reis (Muhyiddin Piri Bey) (c1525) Fine Art Reproduction

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Piri Reis Map Comparing South America. One of the most fascinating things is this map exists even before S. America was "discovered"

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Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea) by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis. Map of the western world.

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Piri Reis, Map of Tripoli, Libya, c. 1520. THE LIBYAN Esther Kofod www.estherkofod.com

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In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. The map shows the western coast of Africa, the eastern coast of South America, and the northern coast of Antarctica. The northern coastline of Antarctica is perfectly detailed. The most puzzling mystery of the map shows the coastline under the ice. Geological evidence confirms that the latest date Queen Maud Land could have been charted in an ice-free state is 4000 BC.

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