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Signs of Atlantis found in southern Spain: scientists - Health

Signs of Atlantis found in southern Spain: scientists - Health
Scientists say they may have discovered the lost city of Atlantis buried deep under the marshlands of southern Spain. The legendary city is believed to have been "swallowed up by the sea," as the Greek philosopher Plato so famously put it 2,400 years ago. He wrote of a great city destroyed by floodwaters following an earthquake deep under the sea — an image that resonates at a time when Japan is struggling to recover from a devastating earthquake and tsunami off its northeast coast. A National Geographic television special that aired on Sunday details the work of American, Canadian and Spanish scientists as they attempt to prove Atlantis existed by following up on space satellite images showing unusual features in an area just north of Cadiz. The area is near the Straits of Gibraltar — widely thought to be the "Pillars of Hercules" Plato mentioned in his description of the location of Atlantis. The team is led by archaeologist Richard Freund of the University of Hartford in Connecticut.

Top 10 Civilizations That Mysteriously Disappeared Throughout our history, most civilizations have either met a slow demise or were wiped out by natural disasters or invasion. But there are a few societies whose disappearance has scholars truly stumped: 10. One of the first Mesoamerican societies, the Olmec inhabited the tropical lowlands of south-central Mexico. Where did they go? Around 400 BC the eastern half of the Olmec’s lands was depopulated- possibly due to environmental changes. 9. The Nabateans were a Semitic culture that inhabited parts of Jordan, Canaan and Arabia from around the sixth century BC. During the fourth century AD, the Nabateans abandoned Petra and no one really knows why. 8. The Aksumite Empire began in the first century AD in what is now Ethiopia and is believed to be the home of the Queen of Sheba. According to local legend, a Jewish Queen named Yodit defeated the Aksumite Empire and burned its churches and literature. 7.The Mycenaeans 6. 5.The Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture 4. 3.The Minoans 2.The Anasazi 1.

The Top Three Zombie Outbreaks in American History | American Flag Like vampires, zombies are great opportunists. So it comes as no surprise that zombie outbreaks often happen in the wake of natural disasters. Combine disasters with warm climates and you truly have a recipe for a major outbreak, as the following stories prove. Key West, Florida, 1935 On Labor Day, September 2, 1935, a major hurricane bore down on the Florida Keys, a string of islands separating the Gulf of Mexico from the Atlantic Ocean. Within days, FVZA troops from all over the south converged on Key West in a variety of sea craft. Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863 1863 was the pivotal year of the American Civil War. On June 17, city residents spotted the first zombie, and within days, dozens were wandering about. Hawaii, 1892 At the beginning of the 1890s, Hawaii found itself in a tug of war between native islanders, who wanted the islands to remain independent, and powerful sugar growers who wanted to join the United States.

Marcahuasi and San Pedro de Casta Meet the New Age I first heard about San Pedro de Casta because the village is the access point for Marcahuasi, an allegedly ancient archeological site high in the arid western slopes of the Peruvian Andes. Here, people claimed, humans had lived for 10,000 years and left behind sculptures that depicted the various races of humanity and a wealth of other oddities. My discovery of the village's existence happened at a peculiar spot in Lima in the mid 1970s. A foreign woman in the store, dressed in a lavishly beaded dress with bangles on her arms and layers of silver necklaces covering her bosom, inquired as to my mission. During the 1970s public transport was spotty in many different regions of Peru. I soon arranged to visit San Pedro with an English friend, Michael. He departed two days before I did. I made my way to the proper bus and boarded. The bus departed in due time and made its way through the barrios jovenes that ringed the city. By now I had tired of the harassment. Oh boy. "Yes.

Malta Temple's and Tombs The HYPOGEUM which I was able to visit in 1989 is now closed for conservation since 1992 - and is still closed. Just beneath the southern tip of Italy, in the extreme western part of the Mediterranean sea, lies the island of Malta. In the past Malta has been the possession of many nationalities, and has been considered to be one of the most strategic areas on earth, being a port and an intersecting point between Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, etc. Near the floor of the last chamber, within the 3rd and last (officially recognized) sub-level of these ancient catacombs, there are a few so-called "burial chambers". This, according to certain sources, was the subterranean passage and chamber which was referred to years ago in an article which appeared in the August, 1940 issue of the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Magazine. "Many subterranean passageways, including ancient catacombs, now are a part of the island’s fortifications and defense system.

Lost ancient civilisation's ruins lie beneath Gulf, says boffin High performance access to file storage Refugees from a lost civilisation whose ruins and relics lie submerged on the seabed deep beneath the Persian Gulf may have founded ancient, advanced Middle Eastern societies thousands of years ago in the time before the Pharaohs. According to Jeffrey Rose, a Birmingham uni archaeologist, recent excavations and discoveries indicate that a large number of substantial and relatively sophisticated settlements sprang up around the shores of the Persian Gulf quite suddenly perhaps 7,500 years ago. “Where before there had been but a handful of scattered hunting camps, suddenly, over 60 new archaeological sites appear virtually overnight,” says Rose. “These settlements boast well-built, permanent stone houses, long-distance trade networks, elaborately decorated pottery, domesticated animals, and even evidence for one of the oldest boats in the world.”

Ley-lines There are several developed theories on the purpose of ley-lines, many of which offer valid potential; something which in itself illustrates the complexity of unravelling the myriad of alignments from several millennia of activity. It is likely that ley-lines are a product of different elements from several of the following theories, being created at different times, for different purposes. The following examples are the current contenders for explaining how such a dedication to straight-lines has led mankind its present position. It is important to recognise the distinction between ley-lines and geometric alignments. Spirit ways and Death roads - (Funerary paths): Although there is little direct evidence for 'religious' worship in the modern sense of the word at megalithic sites, there is certainly evidence that funerary rites were involved at several important locations (some of which may be classed a secondary use). Feng shui - (Earths Magnetic Field) Astronomical Alignments: The St.

Who Built Great Pyramid? - Hall of Gods Egyptologists would have us believe that the Great Pyramid and its two sister pyramids were built in the early dynastic period of the Old Kingdom, about 4,600 years ago. Looking at the evidence objectively, however, their case is far from clear cut. In his book ‘The Phoenix Solution’ (1998), Alan Alsford claimed that much of the evidence for the 4th dynasty origin of the Giza Pyramids and Sphinx actually pointed to an adoption scenario, rather than construction of the monuments during that time period. The most solid piece of evidence supporting the premise that the Great Pyramid, and by inference the other Giza monuments, originated in the 4th dynasty is the ‘workmen’s graffiti’. The authenticity of the workmen's graffiti in the Great Pyramid is questionable. The Inventory Stele, found in 1857 by Auguste Mariette to the east of the Great Pyramid, dates to about 1500 B.C. Such was the confusion caused by the carbon-dating project that a second study was carried out in 1995.

The Labyrinth of Messara in Crete - Speleological Research (Speleology: The scientific study of caves) In 1982, members of the Speleological Exploring Hellenic Group (SPELEO) visited the Labyrinth of Messara twice, each visit lasting for several days, during which the cave was explored, photographed and cartographed in detail. The group published its photographical material and text in various newspapers and magazines. Then, two years later, the unforgettable Anna Petrohilou, known as the Lady of Greek Speleology, led a team from the Hellenic Speleological Society on a visit to the cave. - The map of the Labyrinth by Anna Petrohilou - The Cretan department of the Hellenic Speleological Society undertook its first autopsic study of the cave on April 8, 1999 . Many new and important facts have already been brought to light as a result of this on-going exploration, and the Labyrinth has regained its rightful place as the subject of local and international speleology congresses. the main entrance destroyed by the explosion - the west entrance -