In the wake of Sandy, Immortal Monday is stepping back and taking a look at the legendary city of Atlantis, believed to be destroyed by nature’s fury. Historians and adventurers have searched for her for so long that many have thought the city to be nothing more than a myth. So famous is the legend of Atlantis that it has made its way into a plethora of books, movies and television shows.
Based on Plato’s detailed description of the long lost kingdom, the search had often focused on the Mediterranean and Atlantic, assuming that would be the best possible location. The writings of Plato are over 2600 years old and talk of an island situated in front of straits referred to as Pillars of Hercules, so it was only logical most searches focused in the same areas.
Atlantis was destroyed by a great Tsunami.
Tsunamis are not uncommon in the…
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