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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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Is Sorong in Papua New guinea?

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What does the papua in Papua New Guinea mean?

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What island is papua new guinea on?

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Is Papua New Guinea hilly?

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Are there kangaroos in Papua New Guinea?

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Is Papua New Guinea in Indonesia?

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Is papua new guinea in the Philippines?

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