1837 Shock News : Maldives Were Disappearing Into The Ocean

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‘ The natives observe the atolls to be wasting away; in some the cocoanut trees are standing in the water ; in another the black soil of the island is discernible at low water thirty feet from the beach ; the south-east side of an island in Phaidee Pholo Atoll is entirely gone, but is marked by a banyan tree in the water. They say that some islands have disappeared entirely and instance near the island Wardoo a rocky shoal, which (they say) was once an island in Atoll-Milla-Dou.

Maldives

17 Feb 1837 – ACCOUNT OF THE MALDIVES.

h/t to Ivan

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5 Responses to 1837 Shock News : Maldives Were Disappearing Into The Ocean

  1. Anthony Bremner says:

    Does anyone know what is going on at NSIDC ice center. It is not updating anymore. Maybe they do not want to show the rapid ice growth caused by global warming? -33C at the ice buoy. 10/31/0900Z 82.610°N 6.710°W -33.5°C 1016.3mb 00-999° 0.0m/s

    • David A says:

      In the past when this is done, the revised data goes heavily the warmist way. I am thinking of what happened on more the one occasion to sea levels.

  2. bkivey says:

    No doubt caused by the millions of SUV’s on the road at the time.

  3. R. de Haan says:

    I really love those old archive print. It’s absolutely devastating for any alarmist. Great job.

  4. Ben says:

    Great find Ivan and Steve.

    Sinking long before Western guilt…

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