By Aleksandr Mikhailovich Kondratov
During this ebook Alexander Kondratov takes a glance at the various clean areas in manâs wisdom that may be crammed in through extra facts bought from underwater archeology. within the Pacific Ocean those contain such riddles because the tradition of Easter Island, the beginning of the yank Indians, the unique native land of the Polynesians and the peopling of Australia. within the Indian Ocean one of many mysteries is how the traditional Dravidian civilisation unfold. one of the secrets and techniques of the Atlantic are the nice and cozy and chilly mythical islands of St. Brendan, Antilia and Thule, the extinct tribes of the Canary Islands, and Atlantis, a desirable secret that has given upward thrust to a voluminous physique of literature.
The writer units forth the most hypotheses which were complex to unravel those riddles and analyses them from the standpoints of ethnography, linguistics, geology and different sciences. yet he doesn't attempt to impose any of the hypotheses at the reader. The conclusions he attracts are super wary, and in situations the place there's inadequate facts the query is left open.
This hugely attention-grabbing e-book is meant for the final reader. certainly, no trained individual can fail to take an curiosity in difficulties that experience an immediate concerning the human race.
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Supporters of that theory vividly describe how "the ocean continued to rise and the stone gods fixed their wrathful, threatening gaze on it in vain". sketches made by the first explorers to see the statues on their platforms, and also by the findings of archeologists. enormous stone platforms, the ahus. If Easter Island were larger, why did they build the platforms along the entire length of the coastline? I t is highly improbable that the ocean could have risen so evenly that it reached the platforms and then stopped.
The rise of Homo sapiens took place against a background of extremely abrupt climatic shifts and contrasts. Grassy plains turned into barren deserts, which again became covered with vegetation, and then again turned into sands. ) in ~he north, great glaciers advanced and retreated, causing the ocean level to fall. and rise. The relief changed as well as the climate. Mountains rose, volcanoes erupted (Mt Elbrus in the Caucasus was an active volcano several thousand years ago), and the configuration of the ocean floor was altered.
Americanology is a young science in which very much is still debatable and hypothetical. Investigators do not have either a precise chronology or the historical sources possessed by students of the civilisations of the Old World (the hieroglyphic inscriptions left by the American Indians have not yet been deciphered). Nevertheless, the majority of Americanists believe the origin of the American Indians to be basically a seWed question. The first explorers came to the New World from Asia. The American Indians are an enormous branch of the Mongoloid race.