Atlantis Not Found on Google Earth Afterall

For about a week, the blogosphere has been abuzz over the idea that Google Earth’s new ocean mapping had led to the discovery of the lost (and mythical) city of Atlantis. It’s this pattern found off the west coast of Africa:

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Unfortunately, it’s just a bunch of ship tracks. It’s terribly un-glamorous, but completely necessary for those pesky exports and imports.

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