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The Last Countries on Earth Discovered by Humans

Can you guess the countries whose lands were the last to be set foot on by humankind? Does not include overseas territories.
Greyed out answers, while significant, do not qualify as countries.
Dates for settlement of East Polynesia based on 2010 article presented in PNAS here. Other sources are Encyclopedia Britannica & Wikipedia.
Quiz inspired by this Youtube video. Try the companion quiz, The Last Places on Earth Discovered by Humans, here.
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Last updated: January 21, 2024
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Approx Date
Answer
1820
Antarctica
1553
Seychelles
1469
Sao Tome & Principe
1456
Cape Verde
1300 - 1400
Tuvalu
1200 - 1300
Easter Island/Rapa Nui
1200 - 1300
Hawaii
1200 - 1300
New Zealand
975
Mauritius
870 - 930
Iceland
500 - 800
Bahamas
600
Jamaica
400 - 500
Comoros
Approx Date
Answer
30 BCE - 50 CE
Marshall Islands
350 BCE - 550 CE
Madagascar
200 - 400 CE
St. Lucia
1000 BCE
Palau
1000 BCE
Tonga
1000 BCE
Samoa
1300 BCE
Vanuatu
1500 BCE
Fiji
1600 BCE
Barbados
2000 BCE
Federated States of Micronesia
2000 BCE
Solomon Islands
2500 BCE
Greenland
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