Atlas of Ascension Island
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|Location of Ascension Island|
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This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Ascension Island, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Ascension Island.
|The island of Ascension is discovered by the Portuguese explorer João da Nova Castella on Ascension Day of 1501. In 1815 the United Kingdom takes possession of the island of Ascension. The island is annexed in 1922 to Saint Helena as an dependency.|
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