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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Vaugondy, Gilles Robert de

Vaugondy MapGilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688-1766) together with his son, Didier (1723-1786), were important French 18th century cartographers and globemakers, who in common with many of their peers depicted North America as the location of Plato’s Atlantis on some of their maps. Didier was  appointed geographer to King Louis XV. They were related to the arguably better known cartographer Nicolas Sanson.