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The Americas: Plato’s Boundless Continent

Plato described the Americas as a boundless continent. Here is his quote: 

“for this sea which is within the Straits of Heracles is only a harbour, having a narrow entrance, but that other is a real sea, and the surrounding land may be most truly called a boundless continent.” 

The boundless continent: https://goo.gl/maps/ZH9haDR2JST2

 

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