Detail of late 16th century world map based on Icelandic writings. Detail showing the mythical island of 'Frisland' (Frifland) which is situated north of the compass rose and just below Iceland (Ifland).

Reproduction of Sigurd Stefánsson's 16th century map, published in 1706 by Torfæus from 'Gronlandia Antiqua.' From Jónas Kristjánsson, Icelandic Sagas and Manuscripts (Reykjavik, Iceland: Saga Publishing Co., ©1970) 16.
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