Cantino ~ 1502

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SCN 1819

SCN 735

SCN 2737

     The stamp  from Mauritius shows an area of Cantino's map in the southwest Indian Ocean, centered on Madagascar. Mauritius, one of the Mascarene Islands,lies approximately 600 miles due east of Madagascar on latitude 20S.  Both Madagascar and Mauritius are shown in conventionalized shapes.

 SCN 956

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