The Legendary Island of Brazil
  Sometimes referred to as 'Brasil', Hy-Brasil', or 'O'Brasil' this island was mentioned in various early Irish literature. The island was 'known' to Bristol seamen before 1497 and can be found on charts and maps until 1850 when, on the British Admiralty chart it was depicted as 'Brasil Rock'.
The island of Brasil near to the coast of Ireland from the Mercator Atlas of 1595
'Lost Islands', Henry Stommel, Universty of British Columbia Press, 1984
'Phantom Islands of the Atlantic', Donald S. Johnson, Avon Books, 1994
'Legendary Islands of the Ocean Sea', Robert H. Fuson, Pinapple Press Inc., 1995
Maintained by: Chris Jennings
Last Updated: 11-Aug-2001