Mexico - A General History And Collection Of Voyages And Travels - Volume 4 - By Robert Kerr
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Adopting, Therefore The Truth Of This Historical Fact, It Must Be Granted That This Island Of Atlantis, Beginning From The Straits Of Gibraltar Near Cadiz, Must Have Stretched A Vast Way From North To South, And From East To West, Since It Was Larger Than All Asia And Africa.

The _other_ islands in the neighbourhood must have been those now named Hispaniola, Cuba, Porto Rico, Jamaica, and others

Of the West Indies; and the _Firm Land_, that part of the Continent to which we still give the name of _Tierra Firma_, together with the other countries and provinces of America, from the Straits of Magellan in the south to the extreme north; as Peru, Popayan, Golden Castille, Veragua, Nicaragua, Guatimala, New Spain, _the Seven Cities_, Florida, _Baccalaos_, and so on along the north to Norway. The authority of Plato is conclusive that the _New World_ which has been discovered in our time, is the same Continent or Firm Land mentioned by that philosopher; and his _True Sea_ must be that which we name the _South Sea_, or Pacific Ocean; for the whole Mediterranean, and all that was before known of the Ocean, which we call the _North Sea_, can only be considered as rivers or lakes in comparison with the vast extent of that other sea. After these explanations, it is not difficult to conceive how mankind in ancient times may have passed from the great island of _Atlantis_ and the _other_ neighbouring isles, to what we now call the Tierra Firma, or _Firm Land_, and thence by land, or by the South Sea, into Peru:

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