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Trivia Question

Trivia Question: What did old mapmakers draw in uncharted waters to keep sailors from crossing them?

Answer: Sea monsters

Sailors were once considered to be quite superstitious. Some historians have suggested this tendency was a means of coping with the unpredictable nature of the sea and the weather. In order to keep sailors in safe waters, some mapmakers would draw monsters on uncharted seas.

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