Honduras or more correctly the islands of Roatan and nearby Helene, part of the Bay Islands> were brought to wider attention over a century ago by Broughton Brandenburg, an American magazine writer. In the April 1906 edition of Appleton’s Booklovers Magazine, he suggested that a discovery of submerged artefacts near Islas de Bahia (Bay Islands) off the coast of Honduras might be remnants of Atlantis.<
>Three decades later, in 1936, F.A. Mitchell-Hedges also claimed that the Bay Islands to have had a possible Atlantean connection(a). Specifically, he announced that on the island of Helene that “we unearthed an ancient city of considerable size. He said that he came to the conclusion that in Helene he had found the highlands of a vast continent which was submerged by the Flood.” <
Mitchell-Hedges and his daughter are best known for the claimed discovery there of the most perfect crystal skull ever found.>However, question marks still hang over the provenance of the skull and Brandenburg appears to have been something of a fraudster!<
(a) https://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/55569660?searchTerm=Atlantis discovered&searchLimits=
Broughton Brandenburg was an American magazine writer during the beginning of the 20th century. Writing in the April 1906 edition of Appleton’s Booklovers Magazine he suggested that a discovery of submerged artefacts near Islas de Bahia (Bay Islands) off the coast of Honduras might be remnants of Atlantis.
Stel Pavlou on his Atlantipedia.com website has revealed that Brandenburg was also a serial fraudster(a).