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according to our history humans were hunters and gatherers at that time (10'000-6000) and therefore could not have build such things...
but when something is that deep under water it must be build during the ice age (30'000-10'000) otherwise the water level would be already way to high.

when i look at these numbers it doesnt make sense at all and unless there was some major continent shift that compensated the water level rise it makes absolutely no sense that any of these buildings exist unless humans were more advanced at an earlier point in time.
For one, there are lots of underwater ruins. Here are a few that were built and later covered by water.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heracleion
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pheia_%28Elis%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boura_%28Achaea%29

Second, I said "sea levels have been rising ever since the last ice age." Not only does that include 6,000 - 10,000 years ago, but it also includes 6,000 - 0 years ago.
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I bet there are tens of cities under the sea, but probably no "atlantis".
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Another example is the Black Sea. There is one hypothesis that the Black Sea had undergone a period of shrinkage due to a closing of the Bosporus Strait, which led to the sea partially drying up through evaporation. Some time about 5000-6000 years ago (around the dawn of civilization) it is hypothesized that the blockage of the Bosporus cleared, leading to a catastrophic flooding of the region, expanding the sea to its approximately modern outlines. There have been found submerged dwellings and what may be an early temple, found several miles off shore.

It is believed that this event may have inspired the stories that became the legend of Noah's Flood.



The point is that this type of thing is known to have happened, cities are submerged all the time. You don't have to go back to the last ice age to see changes in sea level; but you have to realize that ice ages don't come and go with the flip of a switch, they have long term effects on sea level and environment that take millennia to change.
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There are a lot of people discovering things in an effort to help re-write historical data. Just one such author, Andrew Collins, has written a few books about many findings.

Some of those are seafaring communities or civilizations that possessed the technology and knowledge to traverse the oceans in their time. This is how many people in South American countries have body characteristics of people from the Asian coast. There has been a documentary on that as well.

Beyond that there are hundreds, if not thousands of sites off the coasts of numerous South American shorelines where the countries that are still tied to Spanish propagation deny all requests for scientific study (archaeology). Shipwrecks, vessels, containers, tons of possible evidence of maritime travel by 'ancient' civilizations.

The world history that has been written since the inception of Christianity is biased mostly by those in power, that's how it works, governmental bodies or otherwise. Pre-Christian world history is also littered with uncertainties as to historical data even based on the evidence found.

A good example of history not necessarily true to written history books is how America entered WWII. There are a number of pieces of evidence that Roosevelt knew of the impending attack on U.S. soil, but let it happen in a effort to enter the war without being the instigating force. There isn't sufficient evidence that points to his knowledge of where the strike would hit, but there were few places that the Japanese would have been able to access like Pearl Harbor at that time.

History generally seems to be written to highlight historical opinion rather than data.
    
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It will air tonight on National Geographic.
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU my frontier cable doesn't have nat geo
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I found atlantis...
Its in the fish tank downstairs
I thought it was on SyFy?
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pretty sure Lara Croft already found it. and she wasnt the first.
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Just as a hint, this isn't the first time that "Atlantis" has been found.

Its a ratings scheme. That's all.
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Quick someone go get milo................
Noone remembers those? I guess i am a bit younger than u guys
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Quick someone go get milo................
Noone remembers those? I guess i am a bit younger than u guys
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