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I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato's own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.


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Snider-Pellegrini, Antonio

Antonio SniderPellegrini (1802-1885), was a French geographer, who, in 1858[555], offered a theory(a) that has been seen as a precursor to that of Alfred Wegner’s concept of Continental Drift, which developed into today’s widely accepted model of plate tectonics. It also appears that he thought that the Earth had been much smaller at the time of the biblical Genesis(c), anticipating the Expanding Earth Hypothesis!

He is credited with creating the first representation of the Americas joined to Europe and Africa  (see below). Snider-Pellegrini published his theories in La Création et ses mystères dévoilés[555].

However, it is claimed that as early as 1620, Francis Bacon was one of the first to note the close fit of eastern South America and the west coast of Africa. Half a century ago, this attribution was heavily criticised by G. L. Herries Davies(b), who claimed that the idea came from a ”careless reading of the text.”

Snider-Pellegrini also added the suggestion that Brazil had been the location of Atlantis.

 

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(a) http://www.xearththeory.com/

*(b) https://www.researchgate.net/publication/238388608_Francis_Bacon_and_Continental_Drift*

(c) http://www.annalsofgeophysics.eu/index.php/annals/article/view/4622