Map proves Portuguese discovered Australia: new book

A 16th century maritime map in a Los Angeles library vault proves that Portuguese adventurers, not British or Dutch, were the first Europeans to discover Australia, says a new book which details the secret discovery of Australia.—Map proves Portuguese discovered Australia: new book

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Mat March 23, 2007

Given that I’m half Portuguese, I’m obviously looking forward to claiming the large parcel of land I’m undoubtedly entitled to ;)

Norman Mendonca August 14, 2008

Matt wanna find that mahogany ship,i can prove that captain Mendonca was here first. iam really interested as my surname is Mendonca. Ps: i will consider your claim to land. hehehehe.

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