Evidence suggests that the major factor was a sudden climate change (this would require a lengthy explanation which is a topic for the future) - being an aftermath of the Flood. or is this most likely the result of the earth shift during the flood?Ducks, chickens and horses in the US, Europe and Africa have been verified by DNA results that they stem from Chinese Asiatic animals transported by ships in ancient times.Even rice and maize were transplanted by ancient Chinese around the world.There also exists more evidence such as the linguistic, ceremonial and spiritual similarities between the Chinese culture and those of other parts of the world in the fifteenth century.The linguistic similarities found between place names in Peru and Chile are heavily supportive of the notion that the Chinese exerted a huge influence there, in pre-Columbian times. read that they were declared to be thousands of years old. I'm guessing carbon-dating, however I am really interested to see if any radiometric dating was done on it. Man-made "help" through nuclear conflict could have played a secondary role a little later.
The curious thing about his 'voyage of discovery' was that where he placed the British flag to claim sovereignty, ie.
- Craig Yes, the map you refer to found in Turkey is the Piri Reis map. The very earliest maps show evidence of high technology and mapping techniques, of a complete globe that was known to be spherical.
There are a couple of others that show Antarctica in detail, as well. Later, as knowledge became lost, others set out to explore the world - and although more limited in their knowledge, were still aware of the planet as a whole, including its size.
Gold prospectors never pan for gold in industrial dumping grounds.
Much of what you describe of ancient technology as from some 'mysterious' race is actually from ancient Chinese sailors.