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The Search For Atlantis in Cuba - Finally, Some Answers!! - UPDATE

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« on: March 02, 2008, 08:05:44 am »

Cuba's Great Plain

The description of an island plain surrounded to the east, north and west by 'mountain
ranges', matches Cuba's western plain that stretches from Havana westwards to Pinar
del Río, and is enclosed on its northern and western extremes by the Cord de Guanigua-
nico mountain range. We also know that until around 9,000 years ago the plain extend-
ed southwards, across what is today the Bay of Batabanó, to the Isle of Youth. Here
then is evidence of a vast plain, originally 540 by 160 kilometres in extent, drowned, in
part at least, during the time-frame suggested by Plato.

Cuba's Cord de Guaniguanico might also be compared with the 'mountain ranges' that
Plato tells us shielded Atlantis' great plain from `cold northerly winds'. Between Novem-
ber and February each year, Cuba is subject to bitterly cold winds, known as los nortes,
or 'northers', that blow in blizzards from the eastern United States. Although these cold
fronts reach exposed regions of the Cuban landmass, the Cord de Guaniguanico comple-
tely shields the western plain from the harsh winds, which would otherwise damage
winter crops.
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