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

The article makes no mention of the size of the "city". What's the scale on the picture?

Why is it so hard for so-called scientists to admit that they do not know as much as they think they do? When faced with an ancient building, which could not have been built in modern times, they sink to such platitudes as "out of place and out of time". Wouldn't it be easier to say, "Well, we'll just have to amend our thinking on this one"?

I think the whole content of the article is people saying they aren't sure what it is. How can you get to the truth without discussing the possibilities and the plus and negatives to the likelihood of each of those possibilities.

Why is it that some people automatically jump to the most fantastical conclusions and don't consider the more mundane explanations when confronted with something that isn't yet well explained. It's always some fantastic story about aliens or some ancient civilisations with technology compareable to todays as explanations for the unknown on this website.

Peti Miklos's picture

And that's just it, there is no amended thinking allowed.

Studies done by various independent researchers covering a wide range of historical topics have been done, and these studies are laughed at, downplayed, thrown out, you name it, and all because they do not fit into the accepted view. Well, the accepted view is as false as that word could ever describe. 

What it is, is a supression of the truth. There are those who know what that truth is, and they are the ones who are supressing it. The truth is for them to know, and for you never to find out. 

The Great Pyramid of Geza is MUCH older then what is taught, and hasconnections with many other ancient monuments worldwide. The Exodus occured during the Middle Kingdom of Egypt, not during the New Kingdom under Ramesis II (try Ra-mosis). These are just two examples of what I speak ....

Does anyone ever wonder in studying the history of Ancient Egypt, with the beginning of the New Kingdom under the 18th Dynasty, why the name, or variations of the name "Mosis" is so popular amongst the Pharoahs ? Ahmose, Kamose, Tothmosis, and continuing with the 19th dynasty Ramesis/Ramosis. Remember, it follows the last Middle Kingdom dynasty, the 17th, which the 18th is actually a contiuation of. The name Mosis left an undelible mark on the minds of the Egyptians, it was a name attached to great power in meaning, a result of the Exodus occuring just previous in time.

Truth is not to be known by ordinary people because it shakes the very foundations of the accepted view, a view that is a lie that has been fostered upon us. Knowledge is power, and those who have power do not want to share it. 

Peti Miklos

SO True. You have to search to find the truth about humanity's past AND apply some common sense.

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