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Quoting Jörg Rhiemeier <[log in to unmask]>:

> Hallo!
>
> On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 13:05:34 -0800,
> Gary Shannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Actually, my Hesperic family is a candidate for the
> > > language
> > > of ancient Atlantis.  My personal opinion about the
> > > Atlantis myth
> > > is that Atlantis was an ancient civilization that
> > > existed on the
> > > British Isles prior to the arrival of the Celts.
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > I rather like this theory: http://www.atlan.org/
> >
> > It has the advantage of being both outrageous AND
> > totally rational.  Not only does it fly in the face of
> > conventional wisdom, but it is entirely possible.
>
> Hmmm, I don't find it convincing.

The weirdo quotient is higher than I can stand to read, but while the South
China Sea may contain the odd sunken island and certainly has tolerable
amounts of land that was above the waves during the last ice age, it certainly
does not contain any sunken _continent_.

                                                  Andreas