By Aleksandr Mikhailovich Kondratov
During this e-book Alexander Kondratov takes a glance at the various clean areas in manâs wisdom that may be stuffed in by means of additional proof received from underwater archeology. within the Pacific Ocean those contain such riddles because the tradition of Easter Island, the starting place of the yank Indians, the unique native land of the Polynesians and the peopling of Australia. within the Indian Ocean one of many mysteries is how the traditional Dravidian civilisation unfold. one of the secrets and techniques of the Atlantic are the nice and cozy and chilly mythical islands of St. Brendan, Antilia and Thule, the extinct tribes of the Canary Islands, and Atlantis, a desirable secret that has given upward push to a voluminous physique of literature.
The writer units forth the most hypotheses which were complex to resolve those riddles and analyses them from the standpoints of ethnography, linguistics, geology and different sciences. yet he doesn't try and impose any of the hypotheses at the reader. The conclusions he attracts are super wary, and in circumstances the place there's inadequate information the query is left open.
This hugely attention-grabbing e-book is meant for the overall reader. certainly, no trained individual can fail to take an curiosity in difficulties that experience an immediate relating the human race.
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Volcanism continued in the Pacific in the Early Cenozoic era. But the Mid-Pacific Mountains and other underwater ridges now lying at a depth of many kilometres gradually began to sink. Coral islands and atolls started to grow in place of the submerged Tuamotu Ridge; other oceanic volcanoes and mountains also acquired their coral "tombstones". Some, however, were unable to leave traces of their existence on the surface of the ocean. Coral colonies did not settle on their peaks, the peaks were planed almost flat by wave erosion, and today a tremendous number of submarine volcanoes-called guyots-with broad, almost flat, tops is to be found in the Pacific.
Nor was it intended that they should be dragged out. I t cannot be accidental, Professor Zubov said, that all the statues stand with their faces turned towards the centre of the crater. Professor Zubov considered the fact that all the statues were made according to a single pattern to be even more weighty evidence in support of his theory. There was no question here of any sort of creativity, of any quest for something new. You did not have to be an artist to carve a statue. All you needed was diligence.
And rise. The relief changed as well as the climate. Mountains rose, volcanoes erupted (Mt Elbrus in the Caucasus was an active volcano several thousand years ago), and the configuration of the ocean floor was altered. Along with the climate and the relief 'the organic world of our planet also changed. The appearance or melting of glaciers in the temperate zone led to fluctuations in sea level. An idea of how great these were can be gained from the International Geophysical Year data on the approximate volume of ice that covers Antarctica and parts of the other continents.