"This map shows the position of the coastline during the height of the last ice age about 18,000 years ago. Seafloor topography clearly reveals the
I'll go with the statement-but it is not the standard statement scientists usually make. The landmass on both maps DOES coincide with a map on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge in the Scientific American a while back, indicating the area of a possible earlier large island including the
I think pretty strongly that the "Great Plain of Atlantis" is now the bottom of a basin South of the present-day Azores, much lower than the highlands, and would be part of the area ringed with seamounts (then mountains) on both maps, but indicated to have been sea at the time on both maps, This area is geologically peculiar, the bedrock has the characteristics of continental rocks and the sediment upon it has the characteristics of subareal (land) deposits laid down by freshwater. The Azores are East and West from
Best Wishes, Dale D.