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About Ascension Island : Ascension Island was discovered in 1501 by the Portuguese seafarer Joćo da Nova Castella, (although this visit apparently went unrecorded) and "found again" 2 years later on Ascension Day by Alphonse d'Albuquerque, who gave the island its name. which is roughly midway between the horn of South America and Africa.

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