Treasure Hunters Seeking Hide-Outs of Mascarene Pirates

March 19, 2020 - General
1780 map of the Mascarenes; Reunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues (Public Domain)

In 1512 Portuguese navigator Pedro Mascarenhas, identified a group of islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar as the Mascarene islands (modern-day Mauritius, Réunion and Rodrigues). 


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