Atlas of Tristan da Cunha
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This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Tristan da Cunha, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Tristan da Cunha.
|Tristan da Cunha is discovered by Portugal in 1506. The island remains unsettled until 1810, when the island is settled by a group of Americans. In 1816 the United Kingdom takes possession of Tristan da Cunha. In 1938 Tristan da Cunha is made a dependency of Saint Helena.|
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