Informative Speech On Atlantis Island

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Atlantis is a island that has a powerful advanced kingdom, that took a day and night to sink. They believe that it sank into the ocean during 9,000 B.C. Now we will talk about how this island even became existing, where it is located, and what is this so called island? How did they discover this island was existing at one point? There are a couple different theories on how the island came about. Ballard says, the legend of Atlantis is the only logical reason this island is gone. Some proof is cataclysmic floods and volcanic explosions have happened throughout history, including one event that had some similarities to the story of the loss of Atlantis. About 3,600 years ago, a gigantic volcanic eruption ruined the island of Santorini in the…show more content…
They have many different stories on where it was located. It could have been off the coast of Spain, under what is now Antarctica, or even in the Mediterranean. Some believe that is is where the bahamas are now. The lost city of Atlantis may be at the very bottom in the Mediterranean sea. The American architect Robert Sermast, data obtained from the bottom of the Cryprus Basin has lots features that are like the structures according to him, they are man made structures located under the sea of 1500 meters. He says that these buildings are actually ancient buildings that were part of the mighty Atlantean civilization described by Plato. A former island that is under water in the main part of Gibraltar that is known as Spartel Bank has been proposed as the location of Atlantis by many authors. Researchers claim that during the most recent Glacial Maximum of the Ice Age sea level was 135 meters below its current level, making the Gibraltar Strait more narrow and creating a small half-enclosed sea measuring 70 km by 20 km between the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean. According to writers the Spartel Bank formed an archipelago of smaller islands that fit the description of Plato’s Atlantis. The sea level rising caused the island to give in and eventually sink. Some scholars also say it is possible that a great earthquake and tsunami brought this islands to its knees and made it sink. Collina-Girard says that the disappearance of this so called

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