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Incredible underwater images show Britain’s ‘Atlantis’

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Yahoo News is reporting that a sunken town described as “Britain’s Atlantis” after it was lost under the sea for centuries has been mapped fully for the first time thanks to advanced underwater imaging.

Much of the Suffolk village of Dunwich was lost beneath the waves after a storm in 1286, and the ruins under the sea have fascinated people for centuries.

Several churches which were lost over the cliffs in succeeding centuries have become objects of fascination – and the subject of factual and fictional accounts.

An entry on a map from 1736 records simply “churches beneath the sea”. Local legends claim that the bells of submerged churches can sometimes be heard from beneath the waves.

Read the full article and see the pictures at Yahoo News


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Lee has been in the marketing industry for the last 15 years and now specializes in teaching marketing techniques to people in the scuba diving industry. He is founder of Dive Media Solutions which, in addition to providing complete marketing, media, communications and IT solutions exclusively for the scuba diving industry, also produces The Scuba News. You can connect with Lee via Twitter by following @DiveMedia

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