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Vinland Map

"The Vinland map is purportedly a 15th century Mappa Mundi, redrawn from a 13th century original. In addition to showing Africa, Asia and Europe, the map depicts a large island west of Greenland in the Atlantic called Vinland; the map describes this region as having been visited in the 11th century. If authentic, such evidence is an important addition to archeological findings such as the L'Anse aux Meadows site, documenting pre-Columbian Norse travels to the Americas." --Wikipedia

 

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Taken on July 29, 2002