Estotiland, the vast arctic country having no existence save in the brains of the old geographers, and placed by them on the spot now occupied by portions of Newfoundland, Labrador, and that part of British America bordering on Hudson Bay. It was said to have been discovered by two Friesland fishermen driven out of their course by a storm, two centuries before the time of Columbus, but the story is nothing more than a legend. In 1497 the Cabots set sail from England for Estotiland, but discovered instead Newfoundland.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

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