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 »
  • 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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Outer Wall of Atlantis

The Outer Wall of the Atlantean capital has recently led to some degree of controversy(a). It is described in Critias 117d as having a diameter of 14.5 miles (23.5 km) enclosing an area of over 440 km2 (over 170 sq.miles) having a circumference of around 45 miles (72 km), which is about the current size of Vienna or Tel Aviv that have populations of approximately two million!

See: Doug Fisher

(a) (link broken Nov. 2018) New website in development –