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Who discovered Papua New Guinea?

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If the question is intended to ask, 'Which European first discovered Papua New Guniea?', the answer is that Portuguese explorer, Jorge de Menezes, is credited with making the European discovery of Papua New Guinea in the early 16th Century (1526-27).
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