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Piri Reis map

Piri Reis map unsolved, Controversy over the fact unique map of Piri Reis unresolved. In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a deer skin. Research shows that it is the original document created in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century.

Turkey recognizes admiral in a series of notes on the map that he compiled and copied the data from a large number of source maps, some of which dates back to BC or earlier than the fourth century. Piri Reis, Piri Reis Map Controversy Still showing the west coast of Africa, the east coast of South America, and the northern coast of Antarctica. Northern coast of Antarctica has perfect details. 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 found, but the map shows the coastline under es.Bukti Geology confirms that the latest date Queen Maud Land could be charted in 4000 BC ice-free state .


Science has officially explained that the lumps of ice covering Antarctica millions of years. Piri Reis map shows that the northern continent that has been mapped before the ice cover. That means the region has been mapped million years ago, but that was impossible because humans do not exist at that time. 



Sometime around 1470 A.D., a boy was born who followed in the role of his uncle by becoming a man of the sea. His name was Piri Reis.

Although the exact location of his birth is unknown, it was somewhere within the Ottoman Empire. His uncle, Kamal Reis, began as a pirate, but after many years became an Admiral on the Mediterranean Sea. Later, Piri Reis became an Admiral in 1547. But it was during those early pirating days that a member of Christopher Columbus's crew, who had sailed to the Americas, was captured and related what he had seen. 

Piri Reis became very knowledgeable in cartography and geography, studying these fervently when his uncle drowned in a storm at sea in 1511. Written navigation became more important to him. Shortly after 1513, his first book was a gift to the Suleiman I, an Ottoman sultan. The book was revised once in his lifetime and once after his death. About 1555, when Piri Reis was close to 90 years old and living in Egypt, he was beheaded for being nonsupportive of an Ottoman ruler in battle against Portugal.

Centuries later, the Turkish Minister of Education hired Gustav Deissmann, a theologian from Germany, to list all non-Muslim items in the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. A group of random maps were found to be sorted through. In 1929, one stood out as particularly interesting and was passed to the theologian. He contacted an orientalist who found a signature identifying it as part of a world map made by Piri Reis. 

Piri Reis made his map on gazelle skin and based his observations on maps in the Imperial Library of Constantinople. Some maps dated as far back as 300 B.C. to his present days, and were from multiple countries. His map was made to aide sailors traveling from port to port, using circular patterns that radiated from the region of Alexandria outward. They were also painted colors so differentiating waters from lands was easier.

Another unique feature of this map was his hand written notes about climate, animals. and people of the lands. He mentioned colors of a certain type of bird's plumage, how its feathers were used for head dresses, and that the birds were eaten by people there. He gave credit to observations made by others, such as Columbus's misinformation blending India with the Caribbean area. He learned from some observation that the world was not flat with definite ends. The coasts of Africa, Asia, and Mediterranean were all pretty accurately drawn. 

The area along the southern coast of South America near Antarctica has produced the most controversy. It is so accurate that comparative study between his map and present day ones have been researched repeatedly. In his day or prior, there was no way to know of the land masses below the icy surface yet he included them with great precision on his map as if no ice was there. The surfaces of land had been covered for millions of years, and the area supposedly hadn't even been discovered yet. From what maps did he gain this knowledge and who made them? 

Edges of the Piri Reis map look like they have been torn from a larger map. Was it ripped from a world map that had equally mysterious lands and creatures? Was the rest of the map disposed of or could it be tucked away somewhere in the world where it has been overlooked? Someday, maybe the Piri Reis map will have another piece added to the puzzle causing more mysteries to unfold.



The Piri Reis map is a pre-modern world map compiled in 1513 from military intelligence by the Ottoman-Turkish admiral and cartographer Piri Reis. The half of the map that survives shows the western coasts of Europe and North Africa and the coast of Brazil with reasonable accuracy. Various Atlantic islands including the Azores and Canary Islands are depicted, as is the mythical island of Antillia and possibly Japan. The historical importance of the map lies in its demonstration of the extent of exploration of the New World by approximately 1510, perhaps before others. It used 10 Arabian sources, 4 Indian maps sourced from Portuguese and one map of Columbus.


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