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The "Inexplicable Map" of Piri Reis, 1513. The map shows the western coasts of North Africa, the coast of Brazil and (very oddly) an ice-free Antarctica, long before Antartica was officially discovered.

#16th_century, #africa, #antarctica, #brazil, #maritime, #ottomans, #south_america

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