An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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Algeria or more precisely the western province of El Bayadh at 31.84°North Latitude and 103.03°East Longitude has been identified by the American researcher Gerald Wells as the location of Atlantis.

A more frequent suggestion is that the chotts of Algeria and Tunisia had been the location of the legendary Lake Tritonis when the Sahara was a more fertile place. Ulrich Hofmann supports this view while Alberto Arecchi contends that Lake Tritonis was the ‘Atlantic Sea’ referred to by Plato, with the Pillars of Heracles situated at the Gulf of Gabes.Chott_el_Jerid