Atlantis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/50734/all en Scientists may have found Brazilian 'Atlantis' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/scientists-may-have-found-brazilian-atlantis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Brazilian geologists on Monday announced the discovery, 1,500 kilometers (900 miles) from Rio, of what could be part of the continent submerged when the Atlantic Ocean was formed as Africa and South America drifted apart 100 million years ago.</p> <p>Roberto Ventura Santos, a top official at Brazil's Geology Service (CPRM), said granite samples were found two years ago during dredging operations in an area known as "Rio Grande Elevation", a mountain range in Brazilian and international waters.</p> <p>Granite is seen as a continental rock.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130506/scientists-may-have-found-brazilian-atlantis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantis Technology AFP Tue, 07 May 2013 02:30:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5832205 at http://www.globalpost.com Scientists may have found Brazilian 'Atlantis' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130508/scientists-may-have-found-brazilian-atlantis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Brazilian geologists on Monday announced the discovery, 1,500 kilometers (900 miles) from Rio, of what could be part of the continent submerged when the Atlantic Ocean was formed as Africa and South America drifted apart 100 million years ago.</p> <p>Roberto Ventura Santos, a top official at Brazil's Geology Service (CPRM), said granite samples were found two years ago during dredging operations in an area known as "Rio Grande Elevation", a mountain range in Brazilian and international waters.</p> <p>Granite is seen as a continental rock.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/tourism/130508/scientists-may-have-found-brazilian-atlantis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantis Technology Tourism Wed, 08 May 2013 12:58:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5833316 at http://www.globalpost.com Scientists may have found Brazilian 'Atlantis' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130508/scientists-may-have-found-brazilian-atlantis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Brazilian geologists on Monday announced the discovery, 1,500 kilometers (900 miles) from Rio, of what could be part of the continent submerged when the Atlantic Ocean was formed as Africa and South America drifted apart 100 million years ago.</p> <p>Roberto Ventura Santos, a top official at Brazil's Geology Service (CPRM), said granite samples were found two years ago during dredging operations in an area known as "Rio Grande Elevation", a mountain range in Brazilian and international waters.</p> <p>Granite is seen as a continental rock.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/well-being/130508/scientists-may-have-found-brazilian-atlantis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atlantis Technology Well being Wed, 08 May 2013 16:16:07 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5833442 at http://www.globalpost.com