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In this documentary, in the form of a satellite map, plots the locations of ancient submerged cities discovered along the coastline that were sunk due to catastrophic events like earthquakes or rising seas. The positions are approximated as best as can be determined from the data available. The cities plotted include Atlin Yam, Apollonia, Heracleion, Olous, Pavlopetri, The Lions City and others found around the world.

Many of the locations provide links to diver-taken photographs found in the Heritage Daily article 10 ancient sunken cities settlements.


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Keyhole Markup Language (Google Earth KML)

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George Stiller, MyReadingMapped™

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