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A dominant and common imagination in the history of world is that the America continent has been discovered through the sailing of Christopher Columbus and the support of Spanish king in 1492 (A. D), whereas recently, it has been found some documents concerning the relationship of other nations with this continent which encounters this common imagination with serious doubts.The main question of the present article has to do with the possibility of Muslim nations’ making this relationship written on the basis of the ideas of Fuat Sezgin in response to the claims of an individual named Gwin Menzir. Against Menzir’s challenging claims, Sezgin tries to prove this issue by searching the origin of plans such as the plans of Fra Mauro, Kangenido, Dom pedro, pieri Ra’is, Kantino, Valdesimuler, Delakusa, Bahayem and Javeh’ee atlas in the world of Islam and not in china through investigating the scientific aptitude of Muslims in the accurate measurement of geographic longitude and latitude and some evidences present in the historical sources. Accordingly, it can be concluded that the Muslims have been pioneer in making relationship with this new world.