Google Sinks Atlantis Discovery Buzz (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Last week, a British man announced he’d found the lost city of Atlantis using Google Ocean — the latest add-on to Google Earth that features 3D bathymetry, which lets you explore the ocean floor. The supposed ?Atlantis’ image is about 620 miles off the northwestern coast of Africa and south of Portugal. It shows a rectangular grid with what looks like roadways leading away from it at the …

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Fabled City of Atlantis Spotted on Google Earth? (New York Times)

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Can the mythical city of Atlantis, described by Greek philosopher Plato, be added to that list? British aeronautical engineer Bernie Bamford sighted a mysterious grid of undersea lines while browsing through Google Earth?s new underwater search tool . The strange pattern was spotted off the western coast of Africa, apparently near one of the possible sites of the legendary island.

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Google scuttles hopes that it has found the lost city of Atlantis (BBC News)

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

The Lost City of Atlantis is still lost – despite hopes that Google Earth had located the fabled city on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean.

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