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Lost City of Atlantis

The mysterious world of urbex and abandoned cities, none is more iconic - or debated - than the lost city of Atlantis. Described by Plato in 360BC as an island that lies in front of the pillars of Hercules, thousands of years of history of the search found nothing despite promising archaeological discovery. But now, the researchers claim to find Atlantis in the wetlands of southern Spain, in spite of many scholars feel that the city is nothing more than a Greek mythology or fantastic urban legend.

Legendary Lost City of Atlantis Found in Southern Spain, Archeologists claim

Using correspondent Plato as his starting point, Professor Richard Freund, from Hartford University in Connecticut, used deep ground radar, digital mapping and satellite imagery to find what he called "one of the largest and most ancient city under a huge swamp ", north of Cadiz in Spain Doñana National Park. The resulting documentary, Finding Atlantis, was screen by National Geographic in the U.S. on Sunday.

Freund's theory based on the assertion that Plato Atlantis was destroyed by a "natural disaster", believed to be a tsunami, the 9000 BC: "This is the power of tsunamis," Freund told the Daily Telegraph. "It is so hard to understand that it can wipe out 60 miles inland, and that's pretty much what we're talking about." Freund also claimed that refugees fleeing the tsunami established "memorial cities" in the center of Spain.


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