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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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    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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Smeaton, W.H.O. (L)

W.H. Oliphant Smeaton (1856-1914) was a Scottish writer and journalist. He spent a number of years in Australia and New Zealand and while there expressed the view, in the local media, that Atlantis had been located in the Atlantic(a).

Smeaton was very impressed by Donnelly’s hyperdiffusionist Atlantis and writing in the Westminster Review of 1895 he referred to the Easter Island statues as vindication of Donnelly‘s views. A few years later he published a novel, A Mystery of the Pacific[1161], which had an Atlantis theme.

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