19-Mile Impact Crater Found In Greenland May Confirm Great Flood
A 19-mile wide impact crater was discovered half a mile beneath a Greenland ice sheet, offering scientists and archeologists proof that a mile-wide meteorite impacted the planet’s northern ice cap more than 12,000 years ago.
The discovery appears to support a contentious theory proposed by researchers, including Graham Hancock and Dr. Robert Schoch, who believe such a cataclysmic impact may have wiped out a lost civilization that predated the accepted timeline of mainstream archeology.
“You have to go back 40 million years to find a crater of the same size, so this is a rare, rare occurrence in Earth’s history,” Kurt Kjær, of the Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen, told The Guardian.
According to researchers involved in the study, the asteroid impacted an area known as the Hiawatha glacier, on the northwestern side of Greenland. Traveling at a speed of 12 miles per second, the iron space rock slammed into Earth with the force of about 47 million times the energy released by Little Boy, the nuclear bomb dropped on Hiroshima during WWII. The meteorite ranks within the top 25 largest meteorites to ever have impacted Earth.
The force of the impact would have melted large amounts of ice, causing sea levels to rise, and debris to be catapulted high into the air. This dust and detritus would have resulted in a nuclear winter, leaving heavy particulate matter hanging in the atmosphere for hundreds of years, before settling and allowing sunlight to reach the planet’s surface again.
Early evidence of such an impact was found in 2015 when scientists noticed that ice samples taken from the glacier showed signs of an impact. Unsurprisingly, around this time temperatures dropped abnormally following the end of the last ice age, throwing Earth’s climate back into an even more severe ice age known as the Younger Dryas.
But before finding evidence of such a cataclysmic event, scientists were unsure of what could have caused the drastic swing in temperature.
“Archeologists tend to be uniformitarians, they don’t really like cataclysms very much,” Hancock said. “And they don’t, in my view, take enough account of the role of cataclysmic events in the story of human civilization.”
Years before this data became apparent, Hancock proposed a cataclysmic event much like this, believing it could explain anomalous evidence of an ancient civilization predating the Egyptians and Sumerians by thousands of years. The theory, known as the Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis, supported the possibility that such an apocalyptic event could provide evidence for the existence of a lost civilization, such as Atlantis.
According to Hancock, the dust launched into the atmosphere from the asteroid’s impact likely lingered for as long as 1,600 years before temperatures began to rise. This led to massive amounts of melted ice as the cold subsided, which in turn caused sea levels to rise.
This period of around 11,600 years ago, corresponds almost exactly with the period Plato mentions as the era in which Atlantis was destroyed.
“Plato said Atlantis was destroyed by a giant flood and earthquakes 9,000 years before the time of Solon (an Athenian statesmen). Solon is 600 BC, so that’s 9,600 BC, which is 11,600 years ago – that is the end of the Younger Dryas. How could Plato have made that up?”
For more on Graham Hancock’s Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis watch this episode of Disclosure :
The Secret Power of Russian Pyramids
Even though the Egyptian pyramids tend to get all the attention, many other sets of pyramids around the world have qualities that merit their own spotlight.
But perhaps not for the reasons, you might think.
Some believe that beyond the architectural significance and might of pyramid structures, are energy forces that can account for seemingly inexplicable phenomenons and effects in the natural world.
It is this mysterious energy that has caused pyramid experts and laymen alike to become intrigued by the great structures, and build sets of their own in hopes of discovering more about the possibilities of pyramids.
Pyramids and Healing Powers
For believers in pyramid power, pyramids are a source of profound biological and, in some cases, spiritual effects –– much like the ancient Egyptians, who held similar ideas about the healing powers of pyramids.
While the purported benefits of pyramid power have not been proven through traditional scientific methods, some believe that pyramids can have many positive effects, from improving sleep and libido/sex drive to enhanced meditation, and quicker healing times.
Others have examined the interplay between pyramids and energy, and have questioned how the construction of pyramids might impact other elements of the human experience, such as consciousness, matter, and gravity.
Such pyramid researchers and enthusiasts posit that the shape of pyramids can have effects on the structure of the atoms within objects inside pyramids, and therefore a profound impact on the human experience.