Scientists discovered The Bay of Cambay in 2002, 120 ft underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the coast of India. Measuring 5 miles long x 2 miles wide, carbon dating estimates the site to be 9,500 years old. Amazingly, architectural and human remains are still intact. The discovery predates all other finds in the area by 5,000 years, suggesting a much longer history of the civilization than was first assumed. It's thought the area was submerged when the ice caps melted in the last Ice Age. History, Sunken Cities Ruins, Underwater Ruins, Favorite Places, Underwater Archaeology, Underwater Cities, Mysteries Places, Under Water Cities, India
Bay of Cambay, India The Bay of Cambay was discovered by marine scientists in early 2002. The city is located 120 feet underwater in the Gulf of Cambay off the western coast of India. The city is five miles long and two miles wide, carbon dating estimates the site to be a whopping 9,500 years old, and, more amazingly, architectural and human remains are still intact. The discovery astounded scientists because it predates all other finds in the area by 5,000 years
The Cambay Ruins, found off the coast of India in the bay of Cambay is one of many ancient sunken cities we currently know about. The vast city lies 120 feet below the ocean’s surface, it is 5 miles long and 3 miles wide, it predates the oldest known civilizations by around 5,000 years.
Port Royal, Jamaica. Once referred to as the ‘Wickedest City on Earth’ (because of its rampant piracy, prostitution and rum consumption), part of Port Royal sank after an earthquake in 1692. The ruins scattered in the Kingston Harbor, and currently, the remains of the city encompasses 13 acres at depths of up to 40 feet.
Egypt’s sunken treasures...Off the coast of the city of Alexandria, Egypt ~ Photo by...Underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio.
This is more exciting than titanic for me - would be fun to go diving here. Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Several Eqyptian artifacts were found in the sea by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio. Granite statues, jewelry and gold coins are some of the treasures retrieved
Iran. Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from around 515 BCE.
The ruins of the ancient city of Leptis Magna in Libya. located in Khoms, Libya, 130 km (81 mi) east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.