The Maps of Antarctica. Excerpts from “Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings” Charles Hapgood performed a detailed analysis of this map. He worked with students. Charles Hapgood s classic book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years. Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide. MAPS OF THE ANCIENT SEA KINGS. by Charles Hapgood. Rare and ancient maps reveal a new history of mankind in Charles Hapgood’s classic – back in print.

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Adventures Unlimited Press Amazon. May 18, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: This would make it impossible for anyone, especially the ancients to actually map its coastline. If, however, you are part of the other Hapgood then creates an odd definition for the portolan maps.

Hapgood concluded that these maps were made from more ancient gapgood from the various ancient archives around the world, now lost. Modern map of China. He doesn’t delve into what civilization was, other than say it anicent have been Atlantis or something like that. That rather vaguely puts the author of the portolanos as living in seafaring civilization that traveled the Atlantic, the Black Sea, and the Mediterranean some time between BC and AD.

And in due course came across this book. Hapgood Snippet view – Did the maps originate prior to this time?

This map was used as a reference for many subsequent maps, one of them being the “Piri Reis” map uncovered in Librarians Rose and Rand Flem-Ath as well as author and former journalist Graham Hancock base portions of their works on Hapgood’s evidence for catastrophe at the end of the Last Glacial Maximum. A doubtful thesis, but intriguing possibilities make this book worth a glance. Hapgood audiotaped and transcribed a number of Babbitt’s “trance lectures” which purported to come from JesusAlbert EinsteinMark Twainand the Hindu god Vishnu[13] using the material to publish his final three books: Along with an analysis of many other ancient maps such as those from Oronteus Finaeus, Hadji Ahmed, and Buache which apparently demonstrate cartographic use of spherical trigonometry around the world, these maps also show geographical details the cartographers should not have known in antiquity at least as conventional history teaches us.


This book is a very good study of the ancient maps.

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This is a section of an equidistant projection centered on Memphis Egypt. The book definitely Illustrates that our modern civilizations were not the first to discover the “newly found” Columbus, Turkish, Egyptian, etc-era lands, and also not the first to discover the higher-level technologies and tools required to map them accurately.

Yet is was mapped in ancient times, free of ice, with mountains and river valleys in locations now verified with technology that can see under the ice cap. Antarctica was mapped when its coasts were free of ice. Most of the book is full of technobabble on the detailed science behind map making, which makes a majority of the book about as dry a read as the Sahara Desert.

If you have advanced degrees in cartography and trigonometry, as well as an unreasonably high tolerance for a monotonous, dry, professorial writing style, with no real story line, plot, theme or conclusion, then this is definitely the book for you.

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I don’t know where I got the impression that a book about ancient maps would have more story to tell, but I found myself slightly disappointed once I realized it would be purely informative.

However if they come back with maps that have identical inaccuracies, then one of them must have copied from the other. The reason for this conclusion is the coastline of the America’s looks very distorted. The maps can’t be older than BC, because the Black Sea is illustrated accurately. This map was drawn using the Equidistant projection method. Charles Hapgood s classic book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years. The copies of the maps are very poor, unreadable and in black and white.

Maps of the ancient sea kings

See and discover other items: Hapgood No preview available – Refresh and try again. Many of his theories about the maps he and his students examined are backed up by other experts and even military cartographers.


Hapgood and Erle Stanley Gardner thought the collection of clay artifacts known as the Acambaro figurines were created thousands of years ago. Hapgood also looks into a variety of additional scientific evidence and reaches a conclusion which was startling when he introduced the idea about 60 years ago: An alternative translation of the Genesis text.

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Much like Hancock’s “Heaven’s Mirror” this thing is filled with information that you have to wade through in order to discover the true nuggets o’ knowledge.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. One such mechanism for drawing these maps was the ” Eight Wind ” system. The maps can’t be older than BC, because the island of Santorini is drawn post-explosion. If one is very interested in searching earth as far back as possible having this book near you to refer to as needed is a tremendous help. Next they converted it to a modern projection method as shown here. First consider which areas in the portolanos were shown in what way: The problems posed by these maps of Antarctica are not trivial.

The establishment of the first church in Britain in AD The Fate of the Lost Continent. Retrieved 7 November Open Preview See a Problem? Hapgood’s “Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings” may be known mostly for publicizing the existence of what is commonly called the Piri Reis Map, but as the first word in the title suggests there are many ancient maps evidencing knowledge we once believed was discovered more recently.