Atlantis Discovered In Brazil
It seems that the world has more cities of Atlantis than previously believed. After finding a sunken continent in the Indian Ocean earlier this year, scientists recently discovered another possible Atlantis off the coast of Brazil.
The waters surrounding Brazil are some of the least explored in the world, so it makes sense that something so large could have gone undiscovered there for so long. Discovered 600 miles from Rio de Janeiro, and deeper than 3,000 feet underwater, it would seem that another sunken continent has been waiting for centuries to be discovered at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
Scientists aren’t sure exactly what they’ll find―whether remnants of a lost civilization or just continental rock ―but they are relatively certain that something world-changing lies at the bottom of the seabed. A Japanese submersible took video of an immense heap of granite found on the ocean floor―possible proof that this was once a large landmass.
Granite is only formed on land, so any large amount at the bottom of the Atlantis indicates the presence of sunken land. It’s possible that the granite could have gotten there by some other way, so more testing is needed to find out the truth.
As one Brazilian official put it: “This could be the Brazilian Atlantis.”
One theory is that the sunken continent was once part of the super-continent Pangaea, which broke apart 200 million years ago, apparently due to seismic activity. This sunken piece of land could be a piece of what once was a single chunk of the Earth puzzle. Who knows what more mysteries await at the bottom of Brazil’s ocean floor?
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