Asian submerged lands. Dissemination 50th.
In Divulgation Blog 49, part I, we published information about the Mediterranean submerged lands. In this blog we publish information about the submerged lands in Asia. In a global phenomenon, that ocurred at the end of the last big glaciation, lots of land surfaces and cities were submerged under a sea level similar to the current one.
As examples we will explain 3 cases:
1) Dwarka city, at the northeast of Khambat Golf in the Arabian Sea was discovered at 20 meters under the sea level. Archaeologists have found underwater cobbled streets, sandstone walls and a port. Also pottery made from clay (700º C) and wooden objects from 32.000 years ago have been recovered. According to geological information, the area was flooded 9000 years ago.
2) More west and south from Dwarka, in the Indic Ocean at the south of Chennai (India) were discovered Mahabalipuram ruins at a depth of 23 meters. Archaeologists found a structure shaped like a horseshoe, dated 11.000 years ago, and five more locations, composed by rectangular stone blocks and a platform, spread in an area of 5000 squared meters at a depth of 8 meters. Studies based in isobaths of the seabed indicate the possibility of the existence of a big island in the south of India, which name would be Kuman Kandam according to Hindu oral tradition.
3) Finally, in China’s Sea, in southern Japan and eastern Taiwan there is an area with 45.000 squared meters, near Yonaguni island, with five temples, one stadium, one fortification, one arch and a piramidal structure dated 8000 years ago and connected between them by channels protected with stone blocks. This data suggests that construction was then at the sea level, even if now it is located at 25 meters depth.
In the next Divulgation Blogs we will present information about similar phenomenons in America and north seas. In all it can be concluded beyond any doubt that human civilizations existed between 30.000 and 10.000 years ago and whose cities, at the shore of ice age seas, were submerged at 10 to 25 meters in the shores of big open oceans, like the Indic, and up to 2000 meters in the shores of closed seas like the Mediterranean or the Black Sea.