2012: Oldest Civilization may be in Antarctica

by Vladimir Averianov Lots of surprises may be hidden under the Antarctic ice and are waiting to be discovered by humans The existence of the civilization in Antarctica started drawing the attention of professional historians after World War II. The hypothesis can be proven by medieval maps and the research of Western paleogeologists and glaciologists. In January 1820 the lieutenant of the Russian Imperial Fleet Mikhail Lazarev discovered a new continent. At the beginning of the 20th century, the famous Russian Brockhaus and Efron encyclopedic dictionary contained an article, according to which the continent was insufficiently and that there were no flora and fauna. Besides, the author mentioned the variety of seaweeds and sea animals that inhabited the Antarctic waters. About twenty years later the head of the Istanbul National Museum Halil Edhem found an old map while revising the library of Byzantine emperors in the old sultan’s palace. […] Read More