Piri Reis

16th century Turkish Admiral, and amateur map maker Peri Reis produced a map in 1513 that appears  to show, among other things, the coastline of Antartica.  At the time Antartica was undiscovered, unexplored, and under many, many feet, of ice.


Piri Reis Antarctica map – Antarctica ice free

Piri Reis Antarctica map showing ice free Antartctica 1513 admiral of the Turkish fleet


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