Sunken city in Cuba

What Happened to the Sunken City of Cuba?

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If we assume that he is right and that these stone structures do not reflect an ancient submerged city but are simply products of nature, then surely geologists and other scientists would be quick to jump on the finding and investigate what freakish event of nature caused such peculiar formations.  Strangely, however, there have been no reported follow-up investigations and news outlets have gone deathly silent on the matter. What happened to all the promises from the government, national museum, National Geographic, and other scientists to carry out further surveys?

The quick dismissal of the story has led some to question whether there has been a suppression of information regarding the finding. However, Fitzpatrick-Matthews claims the story simply went cold and that in the end experts were not convinced that Zelitsky had really discovered a sunken city.

Featured image: Reconstructed Image taken from the sonar scan of the sea floor off the coast of Cuba.

References:

Bauza, Vanessa (Oct 27, 2002).  "Submerged Cuban Ruins May Be Manmade, Experts Say" Daily News, Bowling Green, Kentucky . Retrieved 3 October 2012.

Evans, Marcel (2012). ‘Lost city’ found beneath Cuban waters. Costa Rica Star

Fitzpatrick-Matthews, Keith. (2012) An underwater city west of Cuba , Bad Archaeology

Handwerk, Brian., New Underwater Finds Raise Questions About Flood Myths, National Geographic News, May 28, 2002.

Lost city' found beneath Cuban waters, BBC News, 7 December 2001.

By April Holloway

Comments

how much does it take to send an ROV down there? it cant have been that much that nobody in 13 years has gone to take a peek...

It doesn't fit into mainstream archeology, so therefore there in no big money in looking into it, just like the Egyptian artifacts found in the USA.

This underwater city has to be very old, far more than 50,000 years. Cuba, it the extreme ancient past was in the Pacific Ocean. The three pyramids seem to be closer together than in Giza. We suggest an examination of the position of the Orion belt in the ancient past to confirm the date.

We can not do this because we do not have access to more accurate data on both the sunken city and the ancient location of the stars in Orion. We think, however, that the date may be millions of years old. We have confirmed a date of just under 66 million years for the cities of Tulum and Chechen Itza in the Yucatan in Mexico.

Who is this "we" you speak of? Just curious because Tulum is less than a thousand years old being occupied only as early as 1200 AD and Chechen Itza is less than 2000 years old being first occupied around 600 AD. 66 million years old, really?

Although I agree that 66 million years does seem a bit extreme, I just can't believe that Chichen Itza is less than 2000 years old.
I recently visited and was shocked to hear from our guide that it wasn't considered to be older.
Apparently Chichen Itza began to flourish and gained importance in the region around 600 AD, so my guess is that it was constructed many many years before that.
The same goes for the pyramids and sphinx in Egypt, these monuments are so much older than anyone would like to admit.
I just don't get why this information is being deliberately held from us? There is obviously a damaging truth to the system that's being hidden from us mere mortals.

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