New Guinea first sighted by a European: Jorge de Meneses

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Historical Context Note

Jorge de Meneses is credited with the European discovery of Papua New Guinea.

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Editors. "New Guinea first sighted by a European: Jorge de Meneses". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 January 2010
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