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Post  ZEUS10 on Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:03 pm

Google Earth images showing what resembled a grid of streets on the ocean floor off the coast of Africa sparked an intense debate over the identity of the unusual underwater discovery.



Several news services, including London's the Sun and the Telegraph, questioned whether it may be Atlantis, the legendary island described by Greek philosopher Plato. "It looks like an aerial map of Milton Keynes," British aeronautical engineer Bernie Bamford, who first spotted the pattern, told the Sun. "It must be man-made."
Atlantis experts told the papers that the strange criss-cross design is located at one of the possible sites of the storied city. Dr. Charles Orser, curator of historical archeology at New York State University and a leading expert on Atlantis, called the grid "fascinating."
According to CNet, Google shot down the Atlantis suggestion, saying the tracks were actually left by boat sonar.
"It's true that many amazing discoveries have been made in Google Earth, including a pristine forest in Mozambique that is home to previously unknown species and the remains of an ancient Roman villa," the company said in a statement. "In this case, however, what users are seeing is an artifact of the data collection process. Bathymetric (or sea floor terrain) data is often collected from boats using sonar to take measurements of the sea floor. The lines reflect the path of the boat as it gathers the data."
But Google's dismissal didn't stop the debate on such sites as Facebook and Digg. "OMG, this is incredible!" one blogger wrote on Digg. "I smell a cover-up."
According to Plato, Atlantis sank into the ocean "in a single day and night of misfortune" after a failed attempt to invade Athens around 9400 BC.
This is the second big story of the week involving controversial images. The first involved photos that appeared to show a giant serpent-like figure in a river in Borneo.

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Post  AuLoNa on Sat Feb 21, 2009 9:10 pm

WOW, look @ the last image captured!
You can see the making structure of a neighborhood.
Of course that is just a smaller portion taken from a satellite above.

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Post  sulioti on Sun Feb 22, 2009 2:04 pm

ZEUS10 wrote:Google Earth images showing what resembled a grid of streets on the ocean floor off the coast of Africa sparked an intense debate over the identity of the unusual underwater discovery.



Several news services, including London's the Sun and the Telegraph, questioned whether it may be Atlantis, the legendary island described by Greek philosopher Plato. "It looks like an aerial map of Milton Keynes," British aeronautical engineer Bernie Bamford, who first spotted the pattern, told the Sun. "It must be man-made."
Atlantis experts told the papers that the strange criss-cross design is located at one of the possible sites of the storied city. Dr. Charles Orser, curator of historical archeology at New York State University and a leading expert on Atlantis, called the grid "fascinating."
According to CNet, Google shot down the Atlantis suggestion, saying the tracks were actually left by boat sonar.
"It's true that many amazing discoveries have been made in Google Earth, including a pristine forest in Mozambique that is home to previously unknown species and the remains of an ancient Roman villa," the company said in a statement. "In this case, however, what users are seeing is an artifact of the data collection process. Bathymetric (or sea floor terrain) data is often collected from boats using sonar to take measurements of the sea floor. The lines reflect the path of the boat as it gathers the data."
But Google's dismissal didn't stop the debate on such sites as Facebook and Digg. "OMG, this is incredible!" one blogger wrote on Digg. "I smell a cover-up."
According to Plato, Atlantis sank into the ocean "in a single day and night of misfortune" after a failed attempt to invade Athens around 9400 BC.
This is the second big story of the week involving controversial images. The first involved photos that appeared to show a giant serpent-like figure in a river in Borneo.

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Shume me teper se interesante, keto vizatimet ne foto nuk jan zhgarravina qe i ka krijuar natyra, aty duket qarte,struktura e nje qyteti me permasa gjigande(po them me hamendje sa nje e treta e shqiperis, mos me shume).Shtrohet pyetja se a eshte mundur kontrollimi i kesaj zone? a mundet teknologjia detare, te zbresi ne kete thellesi?Nese po padyshim qe aty fshihet nje qyteterim i mbytur e pse jo vete ATLANDIDA.
Uroj me gjith shpirt qe te gjendet dicka nga ky vend, nese aty ka mbijetuar ndonje gje e shkruajtur, jam i sigurt se ka qen Shqip.

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