By Jonathan Gray
A HIGH-SPIRITED FILLY, WAS THE PRINCESS.
She could down alcohol with the best of them. The binge had gone on all afternoon. I don’t know what triggered the idea. It may have been a dare. Or just plain and simple curiosity. In any case, what I shall relate to you shortly is almost beyond belief…
GRADUALLY RISING SEAS
For 4,000 years, the world’s sea level has been inching up. The Hadji map of 1559, whose original source dates back thousands of years, shows a land-bridge between Siberia and Alaska, which existed when the original map was drawn. If the ocean between these two land masses were lowered 100 feet today, there would be a dry-land path between them.
According to some oceanographers and geologists, the ocean level may have been as much as 500 feet lower than today. Ireland was connected with England; the North Sea was a great plain; Italy was joined to Africa, and exposed land cut the Mediterranean into two lakes. Continue reading The Ancient 15th Century BC When Global Sea Level Rose 125 Meter