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Paleomagnetism is a magnetic direction (polar magnetism) recorded in igneous rock at the time the rock solidified. When lava and magma is in its fluid state, small iron minerals in the flow align with the polar magnetism of Earth. When molten rock solidifies, those minerals stay pointing toward the magnetic north. If the rocks moved after that magnetic direction has been locked in, the rock compass does not align with the poles and scientist can determine the original position of the igneous rock along with the amount it has moved over time.
Scientists found that the magnetism in young rocks is aligned with the current north. Ancient rocks vary in orientation and in direction. Scientists determined that instead of magnetic poles wobbling around in different orientations for each continent, the continents moved and the poles stayed in their relative locations.Link
Originally posted by syrinx high priest
Why would the world leaders lose power if it was discovered ?
Originally posted by Gazrok
When Pangea was around....we (humans) weren't.
The finding of Atlantis, or any other ancient civilization, wouldn't help nor hinder those in power in any way that I can even begin to see....
Atlantis (imho) the continent is still very visible, just renamed (South America), and the city can also be found (Altiplano, Bolivia), once sunken by periodic flooding long ago.
Originally posted by blobby
...what about soutj or noth poles one of those is a land continent under the ice very very large land mass, ...
Originally posted by Gazrok
Plato heard the story from Solon, an Egyptian priest.
As for the theory, yes, I've posted before on it, but the real credit goes to Jim Allen, the researcher where I heard about it from. His site is here:
When I first heard the idea, I thought it was ridiculous, until I read and re-read Plato's writings on it, then looked at the evidence myself. Bar none, it's the most logical conclusion for it's location imho....
Originally posted by kenshiro2012
FYI, Mop of Antarctica is a true ccontinent not an archipelago.
Here is a map for you:
Originally posted by jake1997
Atlantis was located during the 20th century when plate tectonics were first being discovered.
The reason that this can never be admitted is because those in charge will lose control and power.
Scientists know that the continents are drifting faster then you are told.
The recent earthquakes are making it harder to hide.
In the past they moved even faster.
The reason that anceint world cultures have so much in comon is because not long ago the land mass was one pangea
The ancents all had the same religions because they use to be one people.
All cultures have a flood story because they all have the same root.
That preflood world was one land mass and so was the world right after the flood.
They cant tell you that for one reason. They would then have to admit God is real.
It is all satans conspiracy to lead you to hell with him. He knows he has lost and is just playing out the final few minutes.
THERE IS evidence that the east and west were once joined in mid atlantic.
The people SAW the land move apart. To them it looked like it was sinking.
When? The time of babel. Babel was not some fancy tower. It was a ziggeraut...a pyramid..just like all the rest in the world.
Originally posted by rick_y_2
This is the most obsurd thread i have ever read on this site. I think it should be removed.