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'Mysterious' Baltic Sea Object Is a Glacial Deposit
LiveScience.com on Yahoo ^ | 8/30/12 | Natalie Wolchover | LiveScience.com

Posted on 08/30/2012 12:36:38 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

A feature on the floor of the Baltic Sea that was discovered last summer by Swedish treasure hunters is making headlines once again. The latest media coverage draws upon an hour-long radio interview with Peter Lindberg, head of the Ocean X Team (which made the "discovery"), in which Lindberg delivers a string of cryptic and titillating statements about the "strange" and "mysterious" seafloor object his team has been exploring for a year.

Lindberg discusses various possibilities for what the object might be: "It has these very strange stair formations, and if it is constructed, it must be constructed tens of thousands of years ago before the Ice Age," he said in the radio interview. (The peak of the most recent Ice Age occurred some 20,000 years ago.)

"If this is Atlantis, that would be quite amazing," he said. ..

Lindberg acknowledges that the object could instead be a natural formation, such as a meteorite that penetrated the ice during the Ice Age, or an underwater volcano; however, he gives the impression that scientists are baffled by it. ..

Also adding titillation, Lindberg says a documentary is being made about the seafloor anomaly — the location of which he has not disclosed — and he's saving some juicy details for the footage. "We're not telling everything," he said. "We will reveal some quite interesting things in the documentary."

The divers recently gave samples of stone from the object to Volker Brüchert, an associate professor of geology at Stockholm University. Swedish tabloids quote Brüchert as saying: "I was surprised when I researched the material I found a great black stone that could be a volcanic rock. My hypothesis is that this object, this structure was formed during the Ice Age many thousands of years ago."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: balticsea; deposit; glacial; mysterious
This story has taken a glacial turn for now.

so much for ancient city or abandoned old space craft remnant.

1 posted on 08/30/2012 12:36:42 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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2 posted on 08/30/2012 12:37:34 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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sonar image
3 posted on 08/30/2012 12:38:46 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: NormsRevenge

OK where’s the wierd hair guy saying it’s Aliens?


4 posted on 08/30/2012 12:39:07 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: NormsRevenge
Yes. The spacecraft in The Thing was in a glacier as well...


5 posted on 08/30/2012 12:41:31 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1319 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama, a queer and present danger)
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To: COBOL2Java

6 posted on 08/30/2012 12:42:51 PM PDT by Sloth (If a tax break counts as "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should be a "deposit.")
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh.....so that’s where that thing went.


7 posted on 08/30/2012 12:43:20 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NormsRevenge
Just because it looks like something which man or aliens made doesn't mean it was.

8 posted on 08/30/2012 12:46:14 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: NormsRevenge
I love this line from the Yahoo article: the original sonar scan image captured by the divers last summer, in which the object resembles a crashed UFO spaceship.

That's funny. IOW, the object's shape reminded someone of the fictional Hollywood represenation of a crashed (Unidentified Flying Object) "spaceship."

How dumb has our society become? Or has it always been this dumb?

9 posted on 08/30/2012 12:48:32 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Vigilanteman

I don’t believe the ‘ol man is still there..


10 posted on 08/30/2012 12:50:14 PM PDT by brivette
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To: NormsRevenge
Found it


11 posted on 08/30/2012 12:52:06 PM PDT by wastedyears (The First Law of Heavy Metal: Not all metal is satanic.)
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To: brivette

His wife drove him to a breakdown . . .


12 posted on 08/30/2012 12:53:37 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Bernard Marx
Or has it always been this dumb?

Do witches float or sink? I think we've always been like this...

/johnny

13 posted on 08/30/2012 12:56:36 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Vigilanteman

14 posted on 08/30/2012 12:56:36 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: NormsRevenge

I don’t care what it is but it’s awesome.

OTOH,
It looks like a cap on a bottle which is buried. When that cap gets finally lifted, inside the bottle will be found THE lost BC.


15 posted on 08/30/2012 12:56:41 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: NormsRevenge

Paleolithic Pacman


16 posted on 08/30/2012 12:59:44 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: NormsRevenge

They have one of these things in a park in Oxnard.


17 posted on 08/30/2012 1:03:38 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NormsRevenge
Nah, doesn't look anything like a UFO.


18 posted on 08/30/2012 1:19:40 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: NormsRevenge

Is that?....is that?......blast marks?


19 posted on 08/30/2012 1:30:07 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Similar eh?

20 posted on 08/30/2012 1:56:44 PM PDT by itsahoot (Write in Palin in 2012, Just to pi$$ off the Romulins)
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To: Bernard Marx

How dumb has our society become? Or has it always been this dumb?

You saw 2001, right? The movie , I mean Space Odyssey.. the scenes of the neanderthalic beings, bones smashed, skulls cracked,, over what? a kill?

Oh that reminds me, The Oakland Raiders play tonight, I’ll get back to you where I’m going with that one. ;-)


21 posted on 08/30/2012 2:29:41 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: cuban leaf

Where was that picture taken???


22 posted on 08/30/2012 2:46:17 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: itsahoot

I think your on to something~


23 posted on 08/30/2012 2:52:02 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: itsahoot


24 posted on 08/30/2012 2:53:49 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: NormsRevenge; JRandomFreeper
The "question" was mainly rhetorical. Clarke's creatures had a lot of evolving to do to get to Neanderthal status btw. My point, of course, is that the more advanced society becomes technologically and in many other ways, it seems to cling to magic and the extra-normal to explain simple and logical phenomena.

JRandom's comment about witches captured the idea well. Deep down in all of us is a terrified primitive creature hoping there really is a Wizard behind that curtain or a celestial apparition that will relieve us of the fear and reality of being merely human.

25 posted on 08/30/2012 4:10:11 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Bernard Marx
You do realize that you'll have to burn at the stake for that. ;),

/johnny

26 posted on 08/30/2012 4:16:29 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Non-witches float; I sank. Now I’m dead are you still gonna’ burn me at the stake?


27 posted on 08/30/2012 4:25:48 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Bernard Marx

I hear ya.

The object has a lava-like appearance and also that of a large pipe and a hugh cap on top.. the slots and ‘gouged’ more like grooved areas do have a manufactured look.. or it could be a gateway to Hell. :-}

speaking of magic and preservation of spirit..
My favorite kid show btw

Help Mr. Wizard!!
Drizzle Drazzle
Drazzle Drone
Time for this one
To come home


28 posted on 08/30/2012 4:27:54 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Bernard Marx
Non-witches float; I sank. Now I’m dead are you still gonna’ burn me at the stake?

Fear not, you sank, you're wet, they're going to have a tough time lighting you up :^)

29 posted on 08/30/2012 4:33:50 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Bernard Marx
What? You expect sense and logic? When dealing with humans, rationality is an add-on option. ;)

If I recall correctly, at one point, a court in France ruled in a lawsuit against locusts. The locusts did not recognize the court's jurisdiction. Crazy stuff, and some of it still happens.

/johnny

30 posted on 08/30/2012 4:40:42 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper; All
"When dealing with humans,
rationality is an add-on option."


31 posted on 08/30/2012 4:45:43 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Bernard Marx

wet witches burn?


32 posted on 08/30/2012 5:45:19 PM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Bernard Marx

“How dumb has our society become? Or has it always been this dumb? “

It’s incredibly dumb. We have TV shows about TV shows. Won’t be long before we have TV shows about TV shows about TV shows.


33 posted on 08/30/2012 5:57:48 PM PDT by Rebelbase (The most transparent administration ever is clear as mud.)
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To: Uncle Chip
The closest thing to an answer that I could quickly find was a remark in space.com saying it was from a site where the rover "Sprit spent the closing months of 2007" ( sic ) so I consulted the Mars Rover Spirit: Traverse Map Archive and found that this was sometime just before sol ( Martian day ) 1406 of the mission. Then I worked backward from this date in the Spirit Raw Image archive for the panorama camera, and found that the image ( included below - "figure" is bottom left ) was taken on sol 1367. There of several of these taken through color filters to make the color images. Note you can see the bottom edge of this raw image in the posted color panorama image, as indicated by a slight change of tone. The portion below it is from sol 1368, and these are really much more interesting.

I think it's pretty easy to see that the "figure" is just the fractured face of a sculpted rock, the top of which blends into the background. It does not resemble a statuette, as it might appear to.


34 posted on 08/30/2012 6:54:55 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: JRandomFreeper
The locusts did not recognize the court's jurisdiction. Crazy stuff, and some of it still happens.

It sure does. Wasn't it a recent hopey-changey Presidential candidate who promised he'd stop the seas from rising and heal all of Earth's "wounds?" Or was that King Canute?

35 posted on 08/30/2012 7:00:02 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: dr_lew

Yeh — that black and white photo does clarify the firure as a fractured rock. Thank You.


36 posted on 08/30/2012 7:33:58 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: cuban leaf

That picture proves that Bigfoot is really a Martian. I knew it!


37 posted on 08/30/2012 7:36:14 PM PDT by Jay Redhawk (Zombies are just intelligent, good looking democrats.)
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To: Uncle Chip

—Where was that picture taken???—

Mars.

google woman on mars to get all sorts of info.


38 posted on 08/31/2012 5:18:32 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf; Jay Redhawk

and now for the rest of the story: woman on Mars turns to stone.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2924697/posts?page=34#34


39 posted on 08/31/2012 5:33:20 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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