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The Island where Oceanic Airlines Flight 815 crashed might be, or have been part of a lost mythical continent.
(note that none of what is discussed below is really referring to a continent -- all of the theories (Atlantis, etc) refer to islands)
Atlantis is a lost civilization that the philosopher Plato describes in some of his works. It was supposedly millennia ahead of its time and sank after a massive earthquake following its loss in the war with Athens. While it is considered an allegory to Greece's own demise, some theorize that it did, in fact, exist.
The island may be the peak of Atlantis's tallest mountains and the remnants of the statue are what's left of an ancient Atlantian temple. The Black Rock (ship) is beached somewhere on the island, suggesting that at some time the island was at least partially "under water".
"Atlantis" whether a continent or island is a myth and therefore lends itself to "creative license."
"Hearts in Atlantis." Stephen King has been referenced several times in the show.
island. However, there are many theories that postulate that the Egyptians were visited by the wayward Atlanteans after their island fell and therefore brought much of their knowledge and custom to Egypt.
which evidence of Atlantis' existence would be revealed. Hurley was seen painting a Sphinx in TLADOJB.
|Ontological||Dharma • Dreamtime • Last Humans • Pandora's Box • Rapture • Spiritual Evolution • Time Capsule|
|Psychological||Artificial Environment • Binary Code • Shared Hallucination • Social Experiment|
|Realist||Backwards Backwards • Black Hole • Doomsday Weapon Facade • Fall of DHARMA • Kelvin's Dam • Naive Realism • Saving the World • Valenzetti Island • Vile Vortices • Y2K|
|Literary||Breakthroughs • Garden of Eden • Lost Continent • Noah's Ark • The Tempest • The Wizard of Oz|
|Misc. Themed||Constellations • DHARMA Recruiters • System Crash • Gates of Hades|
|Already Debunked||Clones • Nanotechnology • Purgatory • Turbine Explosion (Caused by Monster)|
Before 18,000 BCE, Lemuria was a large continent in the Pacific whose islands were controlled by pirates. An Atlantean named Kull was enslaved by Lemurian pirates and forced to work as a gladiator, where he faced a Wolf Man. Forging an alliance with that Wolf Man, he later slew the wizard Rotath for the Lemurian monarch Asphodel IV.
Eventually, the Deviants took control of Lemuria. Queen Zartra fled to Atlantis to marry its monarch, Kammuu. She was slain shortly before the Great Cataclysm that sunk Lemuria, caused by the Celestials' bombing of Earth.
Not all of Lemuria sank. Some islands, as confirmed by Pictish oral tradition, seem to have survived, and were the home of the sorcerer Thulandru Thuu. Possibly, these islands were the location of Yamatai, a civilization that resembled the later society of Japan in its feudal period.
Other Lemurians survived by fleeing to the Asian mainland, where they were enslaved by an unnamed society. Eventually, they rebelled, drove away their masters, and set up the nation of Khitai (ancestors of the Chinese), where they worshipped deities such as Tao-Lao, Cheng-Ho, Shou-Lao, and Lei-Kung. (They must also have come into contact with K'un L'un, the society of aliens with similarly named denizens.)
Other Lemurian-descended societies include the Turanians and Hyrkanians, the latter of whom served as the ancestors of the Mongols and Turks. Evidently, many Lemurians fleeing the Deviants wound up in the Savage Land, which has a society called the Lemurians.
Lemuria is known on Earth as a mythical continent that sank beneath the Indian Ocean in ancient times. But in the differing Transformers universes, the truth is often stranger than fiction...
The existence of Lemuria was proven when Decepticon Headmaster leader Scorponok uncovered its ruins and used them as a base for his final plan to destroy the Earth. It is not precisely clear when he discovered Lemuria, but it appeared that he had his plans in motion for some time before the continent's involvement was revealed - Scourge, Menasor and Devastator were stationed in the continent, mining it's powerful crysmag metal, and had not been seen during the latter portion of Scorponok's campaigns on planet Master and Earth, indicating that they were occupied with this task already.
With four "Death Towers" forged from Lemuria's crysmag metal positioned around Earth, Scorponok withdrew from a battle in Egypt to Lemuria. Plunging into the ocean, he was pursued by renegade Decepticon Sixshot, who was swept up in a whirlpool, and emerged in Lemuria. Discovering Scorponok's plan, he escaped and aided the Autobots in the final battle at the North Pole.
Japanese name: Pangea
The Lemuria is one of the four ancient starships sent off from Cybertron to explore the galaxy and create a massive space bridge network. Its crew eventually landed on the world that became known as Gigantion, the Giant Planet. It was the craft known as Atlantis which landed on the Earth, inspiring the legend of the sunken city in human myth; presumably, references to the Lemuria by the ship's crew were what inspired humanity to form a tale of another sunken continent by that name.
Even as the inhabitants of Gigantion grew, expanding their planet with them, the Lemuria remained in rest on the lowest, original level of the planet, with the Cyber Planet Key resting within it. Following the arrival of the Autobots and Decepticons on the planet, a race for the Lemuria and the key began, cumulating in a battle between Starscream and Landmine, the latter claiming victory thanks to a power boost from the key. The Lemuria was subsequently made spaceworthy and returned to Cybertron, where it was fused with the other three starships to form the Ark, through which Primus directed his power to seal the black hole.
With the threat of the black hole and Galvatron dispatched, a new space bridge program was introduced, and the four starships again departed for the far reaches of the galaxy.
Known members of the crew of the Lemuria on this voyage include