Thursday, February 02, 2017

Mauritia - the Lost 'Kumarikandam'?

Scientists have used advanced measurement techniques to detect and discover what appears to be evidence of a continent which once stretched from Madagascar to the tip of Southern India, which has been dubbed 'Mauritia':

Mauritius sits on an ancient continent

This bears a superficial resemblance to the old Tamil legends of a 'lost continent of Kumarikandam' which was supposed to have been a cradle of Tamil civilization. Perhaps the story is just a myth, but the recent discovery will no doubt give believers something to chew on.

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