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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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Navarro, Lucas Fernandez

Lucas Fernandez Navarro (1869-1930) was a Spanish professor of crystallography at the Central University in Madrid. In a paper published in 1916 in the International Journal of Science (vol.27), he promoted the idea of Atlantis being situated in the Canaries. He declared Atlantis to be a ‘geological fact’(a). Confusingly, it is also reported that in 1923 he made a speech which rejected any scientific possibility of the existence of Atlantis!

 (a) https://fr.wikisource.org/wiki/L%E2%80%99%C3%89tat_actuel_du_probl%C3%A8me_de_l%E2%80%99Atlantide (French)