THE RIDDLE OF PRE-CONTACT WORLD MAPs and a review of 1421, the Year China Discovered America by Gavin Menzies (Harper-Collins, New York, 2002) Review
FIRST THE FACTS...THEN THE FANTASY
The world ha paid little attention to the fact that, during the last few centuries, a number of early maps have turned up. These give an accurate picture of the coasts of Africa and North and South America, and they date from years BEFORE European explorers had arrived in these areas. A most intriguing question poses itself: who could have created them?