Unearthing Atlantis: an archaeological odyssey
Here is the first book to treat Atlantis seriously--by piecing together the archaeological findings and the compelling scientific, historical, and literary evidence that the buried civilization at Thera (near Crete) is in fact the Atlantis of legend. 16-page photo insert; maps and drawings.
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