- * Piri Reis Map * - In 1513, Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis compiled this map using military intelligence -

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 Rei's map was scanned from the frontpiece of a first edition of Hapgood's Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings.

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 Map.

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.

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.

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.

Ottoman Map of Malta, by Piri Reis. The Piri Reis map is a world map compiled in 1513 by the Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis. It used ten Arab sources, four Indian maps sourced from the Portuguese, and one (lost) map of Columbus. (Naval Museum, Istanbul).

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

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