Piri Reis Map (Ahmed Muhiddin Piri) -  In 1513, Ottoman admiral, geographer and cartographer, Piri Reis, compiled this map using military intelligence. It is centered on the Sahara at the latitude of the Tropic of Cancer. The map shows the western coast of Africa, the eastern coast of South America and the northern outline of Antarctica. An Antarctica without ice, matching a seismic profile of the coast in 1949

The Piri Reis map is a pre-modern world map compiled in 1513 from military intelligence by the Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis.

Piri Reis Map. http://lostislamichistory.com/columbus-was-not-the-first-to-cross-the-atlantic/

The Oldest Map Of America Drawn By a turkish sailer Piri Reis Centures Before Christopher Columbus

Map of the River Nile From Its Estuary South, from Book of Navigation, by Piri Reis (Muhyiddin Piri Bey) (c1525)    Fine Art Reproduction

Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the river Nile from its estuary south from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Piri Reis map showing Antarctica long before humanity should have had this info.

bytes)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.

Piri Re‘is’s map of 1513 Gregory McIntosh, in his The Piri Reis Map of 1513 (University of Georgia Press, 2000) castigates Hapgood and others for failing to take note of the placenames and basing the conclusions merely on the resemblance of stretches of coastline to those on modern maps. This is not a legitimate way to investigate any historical document. The placenames alone are enough to show that the most southerly place depicted on the map is Puerto San Julián in Argentina.

Hancock’s Fingerprints of the Gods, Part I: misunderstanding early modern cartography

The Piri Reis map rediscovered in 1929 in a Turkish museum, is a puzzlement, not only for its remarkable accuracy, but also for what it shows.

Piri Reis was a 16th century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which contains detailed information on navigation as well as extremely accurate charts describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea.

Piri Reis Illuminated Manuscript, Map of the fortress of Alanya (ʿAlāʾiye, Alaiye) (Turkey) from Book on Navigation, Walters Art Museum

Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea) by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis. Map of the western world.

Kitab-i Bahriye (Book of the Sea) by Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis. Map of the western world.

Le mystère des cartes Piri Reis reste entier!

Le mystère des cartes Piri Reis reste entier!

In a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century. His passion was cartography.

Map of the Strait of Gilbraltar by Piri Reis [1521]

Historic map of the Strait of Gibraltar by Piri Reis. File:Strait of Gibraltar by Piri Reis.

In 1929, a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. The map shows the western coast of Africa, the eastern coast of South America, and the northern coast of Antarctica. The northern coastline of Antarctica is perfectly detailed. The most puzzling mystery of the map shows the coastline under the ice. Geological evidence confirms that the latest date Queen Maud Land could have been charted in an ice-free state is 4000 BC.

THE PIRI REIS MAP In a group of historians found an amazing map drawn on a gazelle skin. Research showed that it was a genuine document drawn in 1513 by Piri Reis, a famous admiral of the Turkish fleet in the sixteenth century.

How good are your geography skills? Try to identify these 15 places based on how they are depicted in medieval maps

Venice Piri Reis was a century Ottoman Admiral famous for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book which contains detailed information on navigation as well as extremely accurate charts describing the importa

Malta by Piri Reis - Malta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ottoman map of Malta. Malta in the Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation) of Piri Reis. Piri Reis was an Ottoman admiral, geographer, and cartographer born between 1465 and

Ahmed Muhiddin Piri, better known as Piri Reis. He was an Ottoman admiral, geographer, and cartographer.

Ahmed Muhiddin Piri, better known as Piri Reis. He was an Ottoman admiral, geographer, and cartographer.

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