Huge Underwater Pyramid Found Near Portugal Has Portuguese Navy Investigating, Link to Atlantis?


advertisement - learn more

atlantis_pyramidUpdate: Further investigations are beginning to point to the possibility of an underwater volcanic hill based on more recent scans.[3] More information should come to the surface. Some believe this new explanation may be a cover up but that position is currently based on a belief only.

Portuguese news reported the discovery of a very large under water pyramid first discovered by Diocleciano Silva between the islands of São Miguel and Terceira in the Azores of Portugal. According to claims, the structure is said to be perfectly squared and oriented by the cardinal points. Current estimates obtained using GPS digital technology put the height at 60 meters with a base of 8000 square meters. The Portuguese Hydrographic Institute of the Navy currently has the job of analyzing the data to determine whether or not the structure is man-made.

“The pyramid is perfectly shaped and apparently oriented by the cardinal points,” Silva told Diário Insular, the local newspaper.

The pyramid was found in an area of the mid-Atlantic that has been underwater for about 20,000 years. Considering this is around the time of the last ice age where glaciation was melting from its peak 2000 years prior, whatever civilization, human or not, that was around before the ice age, could be responsible for building the pyramid. While the Portuguese Navy still hasn’t determined the origins, many might question why this hasn’t been first reported on sooner than late 2012. Certainly the NOAA who studies volcanic activity in the area of the pyramid would have discovered the pyramid through sonar imaging and so forth since the area is heavily studied due to volcanic activity. Either the NOAA hasn’t yet come across it, they are hiding what they have found, or the pyramid doesn’t exist. The last theory does not seem to be likely given the authenticity of the find.

To further support the idea that this pyramid could have been built by different civilizations, archeologists from the Portuguese Association of Archaeological Research have recently discovered evidence on Pico island that suggests their belief that humans existed in the Azores region before the arrival of the Portuguese thousands of years ago. As of today, there is still no explanation for who created the rock art found on the islands. Was the pyramid built by whatever civilization existed prior to the Portuguese? Is it possibly not even man-made?

Here is the Portuguese news report with English subtitles for those who wish to look into the authenticity of the claims.

The Azores are an interesting region as they are a chain of nine volcanic islands in three main groups that are roughly 930 miles west of Lisbon. They are all situated around the fault lines between the North American, Eurasian and African tectonic plates. An interesting place to have a pyramid given the energetic qualities often associated with pyramids.

This video discusses some interesting bits of information that explore the authenticity of the story and the possible location visually using some maps. It is important to note that exact coordinates of the pyramid have not been released. He believes that there may be a discovery of 2 more pyramids in the area as images suggest there could be a design link to that of the pyramids built in Egypt.

Sources:

http://portuguese-american-journal.com/terceira-subaquatic-pyramidal-shaped-structure-found-azores/

http://portuguese-american-journal.com/archeology-prehistoric-rock-art-found-in-caves-on-terceira-island-azores/

http://www.azores-pyramid.org/


Free Happiness Training!

Do you want to bring more happiness into your life?

Happify's activities and games are based on a decade's worth of cutting-edge research by psychologists and neuroscientists from leading academic institutions around the world.

Happify's exercises are personalized directly for you based on your unique goals.

If you are looking to bring more peace and joy into your life this year Start out with Happify for FREE!

Follow CE on Instagram!

Follow us for daily inspirations, heartwarming content, and more! @collective_evolution

×
advertisement - learn more

More From 'Alternative News'

CE provides a space for free thinkers to explore and discuss new, alternative information and ideas. The goal? Question everything, think differently, spread love and live a joy filled life.

  1. Any updates on the geographic coordinates?

    Reply
    • A pyramid shaped structure is visible on google earth, just west of Sao Miguel.

      Reply
    • Miguel

      As anyone wondered why USA has an Air Base on the Azores?

      Reply
      • zn

        Because they need to refuel their plains. I hate to be portuguese and to know that. For me, let them base anywhere else but here.

        Regarding the Piramid, I loved the news, but forget about it, it would be on the top 5 dive spots in the world, and believe me, we would make money out of it 😉

        Atlantic regards

        Reply
        • zn

          Sorry, low-def equipment glitch

          Reply
  2. It is not “man-made” but it is constructed.

    Reply
  3. The Portuguese Navy spoke trough the media and their position on this matter is that, the object is a small underwater mountain. They state the intruments used by the navy are much more accurate that the one used by the saylor and the readings do not show a pyramid. To my knowledge so far the coordinates are not revealed to the general public. here is the article in my native language (Portuguese)
    http://www.rtp.pt/acores/index.php?t=Marinha-nega-piramide-no-mar-dos-Acores-Video.rtp&article=33859&visual=3&layout=10&tm=7&rss=0

    Reply
    • Imothep

      And people will constantly believe everything they want to, it’s easier to be reffusing to believe a fisherman then to believe in government forces made by politicians and people in high ranks that speak based on lies to protect “the best interest” of the people… huehuehueue

      Reply
  4. martin

    And from the Egypt piramid the piramid in Potugal
    to the Bermuda, it’s a streat line and at the same distance each other, interresting!

    Reply
    • Except that straight line from Giza to Bermuda are almost 500km north of where this pyramid are supposed to be?

      Reply
  5. Vicki

    The European will NEVER, willingly tell the TRUTH about these things. Hell, some of the “scholars” say that even though the Egyptians skin is BLACK and they called their land Kemet, meaning BLACK, and you can see the obvious skin color in the writing on the walls of the pyramids and in the statues that were allowed to survive, ALL THAT and they say, they were white. Please. Just stop it Europe, and tell the truth. You can’t keep a lie hidden forever.

    Reply
    • mors

      What truth ? If there was a real pyramid, what would be the reason to not talk about it ? It dominated the media hen it was found, but then it was found just to be a hoax (use your favorite translation tool) http://www.publico.pt/ciencia/noticia/piramide-subaquatica-ao-largo-da-terceira-nao-existe-1608111

      Reply
    • lil

      Please shut up idiot.

      Reply
      • dharma

        He’s right.

        Reply
      • Imothep

        a guy with a GPS gave an interview to a portuguese TV station. I saw it. It appeared honest info. Navy comes and tells it is debunked and fake. Something tells me there are bigger interest that it doesn’t get discovered, this will give 2 much to talk about, and media is constantly controling info. AND the portuguese government is broke to do some further research into this stuff.

        Reply
      • chef

        Says the closed mind

        Reply
  6. mors
    Reply

Leave a Reply

Collective Evolution welcomes differing viewpoints and thought-provoking opinions that add value to the discussion, but comments may be moderated to remove profanity or remarks that detract from a healthy conversation. For the best interest of the community, please refrain from posting vulgar comments, profanity, or personal attacks. Comments submitted may automatically be flagged for review by our moderation team before appearing on the website.

Featured TEDx Talk

TEDx - Agents of Change

This Month’s Film:

Free Film Screening
advertisement - learn more

CETV - What's On

Published: Aug 26, 2015

Subscribe:
Connect, Inspire, Chat & Share!
advertisement - learn more
Amazers
The Mind Unleashed

Trending Now

cyborg

AI Robot Learns Words In Real Time & Tells Human Creators It Will Keep Them In A “People Zoo”

These days, robots are being developed with some absolutely amazing technology. Indeed, robotics technology has become so impressive that the notion of the whole Terminator scenario (robots taking control of the human race) becoming our reality is starting to seem a lot…