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Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
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BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.