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Ghostship from the New World

ShareTweet In the early 1300′s a strange ship appeared in the harbor of Copenhagen, Denmark. The ship was built more or less along the lines of the Danish boats but was held together by sealskin ropes rather than nails. The … Continue reading

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A Map of the Face of the World

ShareTweet Hidden away in a Turkish museum is a gazelle-hide map from the 16th century. Called the Piri Reis map after its maker Captain Piri, this map contains details of one third of the globe with a geographical accuracy far … Continue reading

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