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Belt, Thomas

Thomas Belt (1832-1878) was a British geologist and engineer. As a naturalist, he had a great interest in Ice Ace theory and travelled far and wide studying the effects of glaciation.

In his best-known work, The Naturalist in Nicaragua [1934], Belt touched briefly on the matter of Atlantis. The atlantisforschung.de website offers the following comments from Garrett P. Serviss in 1918, “Among the most interesting passages in Thomas Belt’s fascinating book, which is now a classic of scientific literature, are those in which he discusses the Atlantis legend, which he introduces with the tempting sentence: Why the fabulous Atlantis was actually a myth or was it that great continent in the Atlantic, exposed by a subsidence of the ocean, on which today’s West Indies were mountains that rose high above the level, and fertile plains, which are now covered by the sea?”(a)

(a) Thomas Belt – Atlantisforschung.de