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By Willy Ley

ISBN-10: 051714543X

ISBN-13: 9780517145432

Speculative essays on matters of technological know-how and usual background.

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In fact she had been covered up with a layer of sand estimated property. been 50 or 60 feet in thickness. In 1814 Napoleon was finally defeated. Peace was estab- to have lished and with it a new Kingdom of the Netherlands, ruled The Wreck of La Lutine 19 Q*t «- r^ Ffg. 6. X rrwrks s£o£, ds usu^Z, ffte m by Willem Frederik of Orange Of course he knew been convinced approached by all a the story of where twenty and ingenious rescuers. £/ns cdse a spot million dollars in gold are waiting for skilled who called himself Willem La Lutine but seems to along that salvage was impossible.

But in the which the spring of 1913 the job was finished had been proved and all the calculations correct. After the channel had been finished the wreck of La Lutine could be exposed quickly. By July 1913 the midship section was accessible and the divers reported that there was a gap in the hull. It was too small to enter but the divers could reach in and feel around and they were sure that they felt Another Look 24 The stacked bars of metal. at Atlantis next step was, obviously, that the gap had to be widened so that the divers would be able to enter the hold of the ship and do the job for which everything else had been only preliminaries.

And where Well, while the Great Pyramid is try to did they acquire their the biggest and one of Another Look 4o at Atlantis the oldest pyramids, there had been considerable practice in The pyramid had building before. No. forerunners, called mas- n). tabas (Fig. shows a cross section of the mastaba of King 1 the First Dynasty. It is just a mud Mena of subterranean burial chamber No. 2 is the mastaba of King Djer of the First Dynasty and No. 3 the mastaba of King Den, also of the First Dynasty. You can see how the pyramid shape was gradually approached.

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