Hollow Earth Theory: From Ancient Civilizations to Modern Researchers and Explorers

If you could choose to explore the furthest reaches of outer space, or the deepest depths of the Earth, which would you choose?

Before you answer, consider this: Some believe there is much more to the inner earth than rock and molten lava.

Supporters of Hollow Earth theory (also known as the inner earth theory) posit traveling to the depths of the Earth would lead to other environments and perhaps even human beings residing there. Intrigued?

Take a look at the many groups of people who believe in or research hollow Earth, and decide for yourself what the Earth’s interior may have to offer for those who dare to explore it.

##What is the Hollow Earth Theory?

In a nutshell, the idea of a Hollow Earth posits that “planet Earth is either wholly hollow or otherwise, contains a substantial interior space.”

Beliefs about the specifics of the inner earth (video/inner-earth) vary but generally revolve around underground civilizations, technological and spiritual advancements, and alternative — even paradise-like — environments. Supporters of this theory claim evidence to support it has been stifled by scientific communities such as NASA.

##Ancient Indian Beliefs About Inner Earth

Some support for the hollow Earth theory comes from two Ancient Indian groups: the Macuxi Indians and the Hopi Indians.

###Macuxi Indians

The Macuxi claim that a vast network of tunnels “connects our world to mysterious chambers located under the surface.”

This indigenous group, residing in the Amazonian countries of Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela, have legends in their oral tradition that speak of an entrance to the Earth. They mention entering a cavern and traveling 13 to 15 days until they reach the Earth’s interior, which is said to be where giants live.

Macuxi legends name the giants as the protectors of the inner Earth.

###Hopi Indians

Alongside the Macuxi, the Hopi Indians also profess they emerged from an underground shelter after the flood destroyed the Third World. They believe their ancestors derived from this environment.

In the Hopi culture, they specifically reference emerging from the Grand Canyon and also mention mysterious ant-like gods and flying shields.

##Is There Proof About Hollow Earth?

Explorations by various individuals throughout history brought about discoveries that support the inner Earth theory.

Admiral Richard E. Byrd of the United States Navy flew to the North Pole in 1926, as well as the South Pole in 1929. He referenced the North Pole as the Center of the Great Unknown and also wrote of his excursions in his diary.

In his descriptions, he references allegedly entering the hollow interior of the Earth, which included mountains, lakes, and rivers as well as animals and vegetation. He also reports finding cities, civilization, and emissaries of the inner Earth civilization called Agartha.

More research about this excursion mention that Byrd found Neuschwabenland, “which featured underground caverns flowing with warm water and signs of vegetation,” but neither he nor his crew could stay long to explore due to the aircraft bombardment.

Other individuals are also said to have explored these openings to inner earth, including William Reed, who wrote Phantom of the Poles in 1906. He supported the hollow Earth theory, but without the inner sun or interior shells.

More recently in 2005, Steven Currey Expeditions planned to go to the North Pole region to explore a possible opening into inner earth.

##Current Ideas Regarding Hollow Earth

Those from many walks of life have looked into the Hollow Earth theory and what lies within the Earth, from alien theorists, telepathic communicators, and archaeologists.

###Alien Theorists

Researcher David Wilcock stated in interviews there is an alliance of ancient civilizations living inside the planet. He believes these beings inhabit the inside of the Earth for long periods of time, made possible by hollow cavities on the surface of the crust, which include their very own biome, replete with bacteria capable of producing its own natural light.

He goes on to claim living in these cavities allows for civilizations inside of the Earth to monitor what is happening on the surface of the planet, or ‘outer Earth.’ Wilcock specifically mentions the Atlanteans as one group that went underground to survive the chaos occurring on the outside of the planet.

###Telepathic Communicator

While even believers hold up Hollow Earth Theory as, indeed, a theory, Dianne Robbins believes she has inner Earth proof — her telepathic interactions with the civilizations living in the underground civilization of Agartha, which she describes as a network of about 120 subterranean cities.

In an interview with Vice, Robbins describes both the inner Earth environment and her interactions with those who live inside the Earth.

Robbins says the center of the Earth is a central sun held in place by gravity, and that there’s much more land than ocean in hollow Earth. She claims the individuals are physical humans like we are, but live in “peace, isolation, and seclusion, and through this, they have gained their immortality.”

Her message from inner Earth’s inhabitants?

“Just call for peace for the planet, because we can only evolve from peace.”

###Archaeologists

In modern-day Germany, thousands of underground tunnels dating to the Stone Age have been studied by researchers including German archaeologist Dr. Heinrich Kusch. They stretch throughout Europe from Scotland to Turkey but do not all link up.

Kusch claims these ancient highways have been found under dozens of Neolithic settlements across Europe.

##What Do You Think about the Hollow Earth theory?

Hollow Earth Theory continues to interest believers and skeptics alike.

The notion has captured the attention explorers and researchers while rooting ancient cultures with their history. Accounts and evidence widely vary, and at the very least, serves as a question to consider.

Could there be more to the Earth right under our feet?

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