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Pacific islanders were first to find Antarctica, says study

This News provided by Diplomatic 24. WELLINGTON: Polynesian seafarers likely reached Antarctica hundreds of years before the Western explorers usually credited with discovering the frozen continent, a new study has concluded. New Zealand researchers scoured so-called “grey literature” — including oral records, historic indigenous artworks and non-academic sources — looking for links between Maori people and Antarctica. “When you put it … This News Pacific islanders were first to find Antarctica, says study appeared first on Diplomatic

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