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Who discovered the Great Salt Lake?
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by NaturalResources: [QB] It has been a while since I've posted on this thread so I thought I might give an update in case any of you out there were interested. While in the process of creating my paper to prove my theory, I realized I needed better quality images of some of the maps I am using as evidence so that certain features can easily be seen. As I was searching, I discovered another map that shows what I believe to be the Great Salt Lake. This map is from 1575, which PRE-DATES the earliest map I had as evidence which is dated 1587, (This is the map found by Allstocks very own "Glassman"). Unfortunately, this map also PRE-DATES my other key piece of evidence, a written document by a Spanish priest from 1584 that claims natives of New Mexico told him of a "large lake to the north". While this does not mean my theory is wrong, it does mean pages of typed text have to be trashed and hours of work have been wasted following false leads. It also means I have to go back to the drawing board and start from scratch in figuring out who could have been responsible for the information used to create the 16th century maps that appear to show the Great Salt Lake. While I am a bit discouraged, I am still trudging forward on this and I'll post any major developments as they occur. NR. [/QB][/QUOTE]
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