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Originally posted by srsen
Some of these maps have land masses which are simply errors, but others appear to repeat in different maps.
Thanks cormac, that was the interactive map i mentioned in my post. Even raising the sea level by more than 160 metres doesnt change the shapes of the landmasses as much as you would expect does it.
Originally posted by Kranil
The Piri Reis map was debunked pretty thoroughly some time ago. I have no doubt that there are a lot of lost civilizations submerged along what used to be coast, but entire continents disappearing? Sorry, I don't buy it.
originally posted by Merka
Ancient world maps where crude, low in resolution and solely based on coastal observation and guesswork.
originally posted by Runetang
IF Atlantis existed, it was either where the modern Azores are now off of West Africa in the ATL (Atlantic, homie), or present day Cuba and its' surrounding isles.
originally posted by mojo4sale
What is the reason for adding the yellow markers to your map. None of those date to anywhere near the time required for them to have been a part of either Atlantis or Lemuria.
originally posted by IvanZana
In due time you will learn that "Atlantis" is north America.
originally posted by cormac mac airt
It would mean more if you were talking about civilizations along the ancient continental coastlines, that we could possibly agree on. Lemuria is a 19th century fantasy. Atlantis, of a size and location as Plato puts it will probably never be found. One estimate of size was supposedly around 80,000 square miles. That's an area of 282 miles by 282 miles. There is NO landmass outside the Straights of Gibraltar that size and no indication that there ever was.
originally posted by TheWalkingFox
You realize we have records of the building of Machu Piichu, right? And that we have the full history of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) including its date of colonization? These places aren't at all mysterious except to those who have chosen to remain ignorant.
Also, if Eurasia had ever looked remotely like that, the Gobi desert would have stretched across the breadth of Siberia and into Europe.
It doesn't help that you're putting to-scale landmasses on a map that is not to scale.
I have to disagree whole-heartedly with that whole joke that Lemuria was a made-up name of a possible continent which maybe existed to possibly help Lemurs move from land mass to land mass. Such a convenient cover and one which people always refer.
Look at the land now covered with water surround Australia, New Zealand and the general Pacific region, there is undoubtedly land under the water there. How do we really know that land wasn't Lemuria or Mu?
I don't believe any of us, myself included, can say there were no cultures living along the ancient coastlines that are now submerged. That would be foolish.