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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Carson, Rachel (L)

Rachel Carson (1907-1964) was a renowned environmentalist, who won Rachel-Carsonworldwide acclaim for her 1962 book, Silent Spring[1268],  which dealt with the dangers of pesticides.

However, it was in an earlier book, The Sea Around Us[1267], that she touched on the subject of Atlantis. In it, she identified the Dogger Bank in the North Sea, which was submerged around 4,000 years ago, as possibly the inspiration behind the story of Plato’s sunken city and appears to have been the first person to make this suggestion.