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Forrest, Herbert Edward (t)

Herbert Edward Forrest was a Welsh naturalist, who endeavoured to convince his readers[298] that a landbridge had existed across the North Atlantic H.E.Forrestwithin the memory of humans and that it had been the location of Atlantis. His book includes a speculative map showing Atlantis at the time of the last Ice Age.

Others, in the early part of the 20th century, supported this suggestion; such as Dr. R. F. Scharff although the idea was strongly opposed by the likes of William Diller Matthew(1871-1930), professor of palaeontology at the University of California(a). Eventually, this ill-founded idea of an Atlantic landbridge during the Holocene Era sank from view and has no serious support today.

(a) http://www.jstor.org/stable/84007