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Experts find 'lost city' was created by nature

#1  Postby DougC » Jun 04, 2016 4:08 am

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-36443628

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Ancient underwater remains thought to be a "long lost city" are in fact the result of a naturally occurring phenomenon, researchers have found.
The site, found by snorkelers off the Greek island Zakynthos, appeared to have paved floors and colonnades.
But research by the University of East Anglia and University of Athens has found the site was created by a geological process.
The formations, researchers found, were created up to five million years ago.

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Geological processes created a number of formations at the site

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Re: Experts find 'lost city' was created by nature

#2  Postby Greyman » Jun 04, 2016 6:18 am

That is simultaneously disappointing and awesome.
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#3  Postby GrahamH » Jun 04, 2016 6:50 am

It's a rather vacuous report. What features are there and what natural processes formed them?
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#4  Postby GrahamH » Jun 04, 2016 6:55 am

Microbes in the sediment use carbon in the methane as a fuel, which alters the chemistry of the sediment and forms a natural cement. Over time currents erode softer surrounding sediment, revealing the harder, naturally formed structures.  Credit: University of Athens via EurekAlert

http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... -microbes/
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#5  Postby laklak » Jun 04, 2016 4:36 pm

That's what the Illuminati want you to think.
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#6  Postby MarkS » Jun 04, 2016 8:36 pm

I've been there 20 years ago. Was a nice place then. Fishies nibbling your toes in the warm water, and lemon with every meal.
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#7  Postby jamest » Jun 04, 2016 10:35 pm

You placed a slice of lemon between your toes? Have a word with yourself.
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