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Piri Reis and the Columbus Map


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« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2007, 03:16:53 pm »



The contours from the Piri Reis map (top image),
and an azimuthal projection of the real globe (bottom image),
show very similar distortions.


Piri Re'is own commentary indicates that some of his source maps were from the time of Alexander the Great (332 B.C.).


http://www.world-mysteries.com/sar_1.htm
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