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The Land of Ponape Cthulhu Mythos

June 24, 2013 - The land of Ponape, which shows up in some of the stories surrounding the Cthulhu Mythos by H.P. Lovecraft, is based upon the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia. Great stone pillars of an ancient “city of the gods,” called Nan Madol, can be viewed from the eastern shoreline of Pohnpei, and ...

Pohnpei | Nan Madol Connection

June 23, 2013 - Pohnpei Island Pohnpei is a tiny island of Micronesia that is steeped in legend and mystery. Just off the eastern coast of Pohnpei lie the ruins of the mysterious city of Nan Madol, legendary home of a lost civilization that some believe could be connected to the lost race of Lemurians (or Mu). The ...

Lost Races and Civilizations

June 18, 2013 - There are stories around the world of lost races and civilizations that existed before the dawn of recorded history. Many ruins of large ancient cities have been unearthed or discovered beneath the surface of the sea, in which have been found relics of giants and mysterious technologies from thousan ...

Nan-Matal "The Moon Pool" based on Nan Madol

June 18, 2013 - The islands of Nan-Matal were the setting for a lost race story (“The Moon Pool”), by author Abraham Merritt. The fictional Nan-Matal islands were based closely upon the real island of Pohnpei in Micronesia, and the nearby ruins of the ancient city of Nan Madol. Some legends surrounding ...

Nan Madol Photos and Videos

June 18, 2013 - Lying just off the eastern shoreline of the Micronesian island of Pohnpei, the ruins of the great city of Nan Madol call to scientists and photographers from around the world. The city is built on artificial islands over a coral reef, and covers over 11 square miles. The immense megalithic basalt co ...

Pohnpei Nan Madol City of Giants

June 16, 2013 - Off the coast of Micronesia, near the island of Pohnpei, is a mysterious ancient “city of giants” called Nan Madol. The ruins of the city span 80 acres of “land”, which actually consists of about 90 artificial islands constructed of basalt. The reasoning behind such construct ...

Cthulhu Mythos Nan Madol Connection

May 14, 2013 - The “Cthulhu Mythos” is the system of lore used by H.P. Lovecraft and his successors in fantasy/horror literature, which is based on “the ancient ones,” or “elder gods of cosmic evil.” Cthulhu itself is described by Lovecraft as a giant vaguely manlike being with ...

Nan Madol Ancient City Located On Island of Pohnpei

May 14, 2013 - Pohnpei is an island in Micronesia which is a part of the Caroline Islands group. The island of Pohnpei is found in many stories about the Cthulhu Mythos by H.P. Lovecraft, as well as other Cthulhu stories based on Lovecraft’s work. The ruins of the ancient city of Nan Madol, located not far o ...

Nan Madol Ruins Uncovered

May 6, 2013 - The Nan Madol ruins are found just off the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia. Nan Madol is an entire city that was constructed on artificial islands linked by canals. The megalithic construction of the city’s giant walls is thought to have occurred around 1200 AD, but archaeological digs have un ...

Madol or Nan Madol Mysteries

May 6, 2013 - Madol, or Nan Madol, is the name of a mysterious ancient city found off the island of Pohnpei, in Micronesia. The entire city was build upon raised stone platforms in the sea instead of on dry land on neighboring islands, for reasons unknown. Much of Madol is underwater, including tunnels original ...
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