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

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    Atlantipedia will be wound down in 2023. After nearly twenty years compiling Atlantipedia on my own, and as I am now approaching my 80th birthday, I have decided to cut back on the time I dedicate to developing this website. An orderly conclusion rather than an enforced one is always preferable before the Grim Reaper […]Read More »
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    Joining The Dots

    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.Read More »

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Cogan, John

John Cogan is an American jet pilot, lawyer and paleohistorian, who has spent 30 years gathering the material for his The New Order of Man’s History[729]. In which he claims that Atlantis was destroyed as a result of an impact by a gigantic 6.5 mile wide asteroid with the earth. He further claims that the encounter caused the rapid melting of polar ice with consequent flooding around the globe.

Cogan generally follows the views of Otto Muck dating this encounter to 8500 BC and considers the Azores as the most likely location of Plato’s island.