Tag Archive for Atlantis

A new continent of Zealandia? Wrong. Not new at all to scientists.

Heard the news about Zealandia, the lost continent? Then you probably heard it wrong. It’s not new, we’ve had the bathymetric data for a while. The submerged landmass was known as a microcontinent that included the surrounding land masses. The name “Zealandia” was first proposed in 1995 but it was also called “Tasmantis” (the “Tasmantis complex”…

Way down below the ocean, where there is no Atlantis

Atlantis again?! This is so old. A comet plunging into the sea could have triggered a tidal wave that devastated bronze age settlements on the island, say scientists. Source: Was Sardinia home to the mythical civilisation of Atlantis? Writer and journalist Sergio Frau, one of the founders of Italian daily La Repubblica, has been investigating…

Submerged pyramid structure found in Azores

Not sure what to make of this discovery, but it is in a volcanic area with seamounts and there are questions about the historical settlements here. Of course, this discovery is being linked to Atlantis. Terceira: Subaquatic pyramidal shaped structure found – Azores | Portuguese American Journal. An underwater pyramidal structure was identified at a depth…

A piece of 100 million year old land is not ANYTHING like ATLANTIS

Brazilian ‘Atlantis’ found – Telegraph. The legend of Atlantis, a sunken island thought to have once lay between Africa and South America, has been the subject of literary myths for centuries. But geologists in Brazil have now added their claims to speculation over the precise location of the mysterious land mass, mentioned first by Plato…

Alternative ancient history author Philip Coppens dies

Author and investigative journalist, Philip Coppens passes away. Philip Coppens Of ‘Ancient Aliens’ Passes Away [Report] Philip Coppens, commentator on The History Channel’s Ancient Aliens: The Series, has reportedly died. Hundreds of “RIP” messages have poured in on the official Facebook page of Philip Coppens, the author and investigative journalist best known for his work…

Google Earth fixes glitch interpreted as Atlantis

Google Earth Update Quashes Atlantis Rumors The 2009 launch of Google Ocean, an underwater extension of Google Earth, included a grid formation in the Atlantic that prompted many to speculate that the search giant had uncovered the lost city of Atlantis. A recent update to Google Earth, however, has quashed those rumors, according to LiveScience.…