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Windows 7: Did Google Earth find Atlantis?

14 Jul 2009   #31
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

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Yeah, but not a real picture
How do you know?



~Lordbob
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14 Jul 2009   #32
holo88

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

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no.no.no you send in SG3 or SG7 first. and when they all die (they always do)
THEN you send McGyver and his troops in

..poor SG7, they always get the **** end of the stick.
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16 Jul 2009   #33
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Back to topic ... Anyone heard anymore about what was found ?
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16 Jul 2009   #34
Charles Kane

Windows 7 Ultimate, Ubuntu
 
 

Its not Atlantis because there is no/was no Atlantis!

There is no evidence, no not any, evidence for the existence of any advanced civilization other than those that we know of (in general terms) from up to about 8 or 9 thousand years ago.

If there was such a civilization it left not a single trace and had no influence on any subsequent civilization and fits not into any pattern that would make any sense of it.

Ptolemy's description was written only 2 thousand or so years ago and is utterly fanciful. He was further removed by at least 4 times from what he described than we are from him. Whilst in general terms some of his writings are a useful guide to history near his time, at best, even with contemporary events he is notoriously unreliable. Why then should any credence be given to his report.

So what else is there. Pretty well nothing. If the stories are true the Atlantis story is way out of whack - even on the level of continental shift. There are no disappearing landmasses, certainly not of continental size, during history or human prehistory, save perhaps the Bering Straight. (If i remember rightly that was a crossing about 10 and 20 thousand years ago, but I may have that out a bit).

There are submerged cities and all those discovered can be associated with adjacent civilizations. Would it not be odd that an advanced technological civilization left no physical or other trace whatsoever?

Some will say that none of this is proof that Atlantis did not exist. That is sorta true. But I would say where is the proof, any proof, that it did exist?
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16 Jul 2009   #35
Orbital Shark

 
 

I'm a firm believer that we are not alone in this infinate universe

Aliens, built Atlantis (but probably called something else) and, realising that the human race hadn't evolved enough, removed it from the earth (not sunk) so as no trace could be left that would alter the natural evolution of our species
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16 Jul 2009   #36
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cindy View Post
Back to topic ... Anyone heard anymore about what was found ?
I think it was a resolution glitch because its not very high resolution.
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16 Jul 2009   #37
Cindy

Windows 7 Ultimate RC1 / XP Black 2009
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orbital Shark View Post
I'm a firm believer that we are not alone in this infinate universe

Aliens, built Atlantis (but probably called something else) and, realising that the human race hadn't evolved enough, removed it from the earth (not sunk) so as no trace could be left that would alter the natural evolution of our species
Well said
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16 Jul 2009   #38
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Carl Sagan said that the story of Atlantis and the geological history of the Earth do not match up, thus no Atlantis ever existed as described in the story.
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16 Jul 2009   #39
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cindy View Post
Back to topic ... Anyone heard anymore about what was found ?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
I think it was a resolution glitch because its not very high resolution.
Actually, it was tracks from a mapping boat, or sub. Something like that.
Google's Atlantis Discovery Explained - PC World

The entire "City" that people saw was actually 105.3 (or so) MILES across. Each "block" was about 8 miles long.

~Lordbob
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