|Those Ottoman Empire's Maps above are collected from
several sources, and since the correctness can not be granted they should
not be used as official reference but just giving an idea about the lands
belonged to Ottoman Empire.
The Map of Piri Reis (Turkish
Captain who later became Chief Admiral of the Ottoman Navy) is
a famous map and information
given here is the translation of notes taken from The Oldest Map of America,
by Professor Dr. Afet Inan. Ankara, 1954.