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

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  • NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    NEWS DECEMBER 2022

    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 »
  • Joining The Dots

    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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Lalande, Jérôme

Joseph-Jérôme Lalande (1732-1807) was a famous French astronomer. He reviewed Carli’s theory of the earth’s close encounter with a comet and concluded that if a comet had come within 3,000 miles of the earth it would have created a tidal wave 12,000 feet high covering many mountain tops as it moved around the world and inspiring the global deluge stories (and by extension the story of the flooding of Atlantis).

A lesser known fact about Lalande is that he used to eat spiders!