Piri Reis Map, 1513 A.D. The Antarctic coastline is perfectly detailed. The most puzzling however is not so much how Piri Reis managed to draw such an accurate map of the Antarctic region 300 years before it was discovered, but that the map shows the coastline under the ice.
Taner Alakuş / PIRI REIS . His name means CAPTAN PIRI. He drew the PIRI REIS MAP. His full name was "Hacı Ahmed Muhiddin Piri" the author of the Kitab-ı Bahriye, one of the most famous pre-modern books of navigation, including a world map.