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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”…

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…