Britain’s Atlantis: British Scientists Believe They’ve Found a Landmass Wiped Out 8,500 Years Ago_Featured_, Ancient Mysteries Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
Samuel Blackstone| Jul. 10, 2012
The once dry landmass stretching from Scotland to Denmark was discovered after 15 years of research, and it’s been big news in the UK press, where it is being called “Britain’s Atlantis”.
Here’s a map of the land believed to have once made up Doggerland:
The data was found using seismic scans and geophysical modeling courtesy of oil and gas companies. Researchers were also able to use evidence from fossils obtained through dives to paint a picture of a land marked by hills and valleys, lakes and swamps, and rivers dividing a long and extensive coastline.