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.
Matthew Paris: the most detailed of 4 maps drawn to accompany his chronicles The oldest surviving medieval map from England and the largest, most detailed and most perfectly preserved medieval map in the world.
1961 Obama's mother, father & grandmother were attending a Muslim festival in Mombassa. Mother had been refused entry to airplanes due to her 9 mth pregnancy. While @ the beach, his mother had labor pains & was rushed to the hospital in Mombasa
The Piri Reis Map of 1513 , Norman J. Thrower, University of Georgia Press; First Edition edition