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lands A fact sheet on the dubios

lost lands Through reading the book ‘Discovering Local History’, David Iredale and John Barrett, which explains how extensive research has been undertaken to help shape and explain the lands we now live on and how they once were. Throughout reading this, I kept envisaging how this could be used in another sense, or if this research could have been conducted on places that once did, or maybe never existed at all. Be it by catastrophe or fiction, I want to explore lands lost to the world.

Lost lands can be described as continents, islands or other regions believed to have since disappeared as a result of catastrophic geological phenomena or slowly rising sea levels since the end of the last ice age. Lost lands, where they existed, are supposed to have subsided into the sea, leaving behind only a few traces or legends. The term can also be extended to mythological lands g e n e r a l l y, t o u n d e r g r o u n d c i v i l i z a t i o n s , o r even to whole planets. The classif ication of lost lands as continents, islands, or other regions is in some cases subjective; for example, Atlantis is variously as either a lost land or lost continents. Lost land theories may originate in mythology or p h i l o s o p h y, o r i n s c h o l a r l y o r s c i e n t i f i c t h e o r i e s o f g e o l o g y. F o r t h e p u r p o s e o f t h i s book, I will be looking into seeking data into the widest spectrum of the worlds, including all those deemed to be real, those myths and those only hypothetical. The following pages shall be a brief fact sheet, however you interpret that, on my f indings.


opia Date: 1960 Location: 17 m west of London Cost: £103,81,05,00 Population: 30,000 Size: 4.04686 km²

ATLA Date: 9,600 BC Location: Disputed Population: N/A Size: 934.92 km²


Date: 60 Ma Location: South-West Pacific Ocean Population: 4,685,000 Size: 3,500,000 km² Ridge height: 1,000-1,500 m


erland Date: 6,500 BC Location: North-West Europe Size: 46,620 km² Depth: 120 m


Lost Lands - Library breif