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Atlantis Found
A lot of people lately seem to be finding the lost city of Atlantis. Back in June a researcher said he located it off the southern coast of Spain by studying satellite images. Then last month US researchers said they found the city off the coast of Cyprus by using sonar technology. But my favorite is the discovery of Atlantis announced yesterday by the Hawaiian Phonics tutor Dennis Brooks. He's studied the issue deeply and has concluded that Atlantis is, in fact, Tampa, Florida. He points out that the dimensions of Atlantis as described by Plato pretty much match up with the dimensions of Tampa and Harbor Island (in Tampa Bay). So there you go. Mystery solved.
Categories: Exploration/TravelHistoryPlaces
Posted by The Curator on Fri Dec 10, 2004
That does it! About every month or so Atlantis is found somewhere else. This time it's only a few hours drive from where I live, so I'm taking a van-load of duct tape and making sure it stays put!

Note to Atlanteans: Stop being so careless with your city, or the next person that finds it, gets to KEEP it!
Posted by Captain DaFt  on  Fri Dec 10, 2004  at  01:52 AM
I always thought that Atlantis was built by aliens, not snowbirds... Man, there goes my plans to get off this planet...
Posted by Fay-Fay  on  Fri Dec 10, 2004  at  12:20 PM
Next thing you know they'll find it in the state of Texas. I'll just wait untill that happens.
Posted by Dany  in  Texas  on  Fri Dec 10, 2004  at  02:39 PM
Everyone knows it's under Lake Mead. And with the rate the lake is receding there will be clear evidence very soon. People will be lining up hover dam to get a peak.
Posted by Angie  in  Nellis AFB, Las Vegas NV  on  Fri Dec 10, 2004  at  02:55 PM
Angie, it's called Atlantis because it's in the Atlantic ocean. heheh. (Do you live in Las Vegas?)
Posted by John  on  Fri Dec 10, 2004  at  05:28 PM
Coincidentially watched a show last night on Atlantis - funny they didn't mention Tampa....
Posted by Saribellum  in  Another Time  on  Sat Dec 11, 2004  at  09:55 AM
Umm...Atlantis is on the east side of the state & Tampa Bay is on the west side. Atlantis is near Palm Springs, Lantana, Lake Worth, & north of Boynton Beach. They're like 200 miles apart. Also...in the 30s, all of the water got sucked out of Tampa Bay by a hurricane. My grandfather was there & he didn't mention seeing Atlantis. Temple Terrace is NOT like a Temple...& Apollo Beach is on a canal. Apollo Beach is also halfway between the Tampa Bay & Hillsborough Bay. So "Apollo Beach" is not in Tampa Bay.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Sun Dec 12, 2004  at  11:31 AM
Everyone knows that if you take a metalic silver crayola pencil crayon in one hand and one of those hexagonal glass pens in the other hand you'll be temporarilly possesed by a ghost who will draw a map to atlantis.
Posted by Dracul  on  Fri Jan 20, 2006  at  04:03 PM
Everyone knows that Atlantis is in fact on another planet in the Pegasus galaxy...
Posted by Nona  in  London  on  Mon Mar 05, 2007  at  07:49 AM
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