“Sunken pyramid of Atlantis” found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean

The Portuguese Navy are investigating the discovery (Image: Getty Images)
Near the coast of the Portuguese Azores, an underwater pyramidal structure with a height of 60 meters and a base of about 8 thousand square meters was discovered, reports Daily Star.

Researchers have suggested that the pyramid is proof of the once flourishing mythical city of Atlantis. The Portuguese navy went to the site to inspect the underwater object.

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This find was made in the Atlantic Ocean by the local sailor Dioclesiano Silva, who was looking for suitable fishing grounds. To do this, he used a special scanner, which detected a strange underwater structure.

The ‘sunken Atlantis pyramid’ was found off the coast of the Azores islands

The place where the pyramidal structure is located was covered with water for about 20 thousand years. This period coincides with the last ice age in the Northern Hemisphere, where the glaciers began to melt 2 thousand years ago.

According to experts, whoever lived in these places before the ice age is the builder of this ancient pyramid. The base of the pyramid is about 8 thousand square meters and the height is 60 meters.

Earlier, Portuguese archaeologists found evidence that people actually lived in the Azores many thousands of years ago. This confirms the hypothesis that the ancient civilization that existed in this region could have erected the discovered pyramid.

According to Greek mythology, the island of Atlantis sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean due to the fact that the gods were angry with people. For the first time about Atlantis 2300 years ago, the philosopher Plato mentioned in his notes, who called it “the lost city of Atlantis.”

In Greek mythology the island of Atlantis sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean after falling out of favour with the gods.

It was first mentioned by the famous philosopher Plato more than 2,300 years ago and is often referred to as the “lost city of Atlantis”.

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