Other notable pre-20th century examples include Giacomo Casanova’s 1788 Icosaméron, a 5-volume, 1,800-page story of a brother and sister who fall into the Earth and discover the subterranean utopia of the Mégamicres, a race of multicolored, hermaphroditic dwarves; Symzonia: A Voyage of Discovery by a “Captain Adam Seaborn” (1820) which reflected the ideas of John Cleves Symmes, Jr.; Edgar Allan Poe’s 1838 novel The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket; Jules Verne’s 1864 novel Journey to the Center of the Earth, which described a prehistoric subterranean world; and George Sand’s 1864 novel Laura, Voyage dans le Cristal where unseen and giant crystals could be found in the interior of the Earth.
In Hindu mythology, the underworld is referred to as Patala. In the Hindu epic Ramayana, it has been depicted how Rama and Lakshmana were taken by the king of the underworld Ahiravan, brother of the demon king Ravana. Later on they were rescued by Hanuman. The Angami Naga tribes of India claim that their ancestors emerged in ancient times from a subterranean land inside the Earth. The Taino from Cuba believe their ancestors emerged in ancient times from two caves in a mountain underground.
In mid-winter on January 18, 1894 at 79° 18′ N Latitude, 137° 31′ E Longitude, explorer Fridtjof Nansen discovered that a north wind (a wind that blows out of the north) raised the temperature, while a south wind lowered the temperature. At that time, Nansen was south of our estimated location of the polar opening at 84.84 N 129 E. By February 21, 1896, their ship the Fram, which they had embedded in the ice, had drifted around the polar opening when again a wind from the southeast, towards the location of the polar opening, raised the temperature 18 degrees.
I just had to ask him what airline flew him here? He smiled patiently, told me there were entry and exit points in outer Earth, and some day I would know and understand about his world. Was it some type of prophesy? Frankly, I didn’t know what to make of it until years later when I came across information on this very subject.
De Camp and Ley also claim that Sir John Leslie expanded on Euler’s idea, suggesting two central suns named Pluto and Proserpine (this was unrelated to the dwarf planet Pluto, which was discovered and named some time later). Leslie did propose a hollow Earth in his 1829 Elements of Natural Philosophy (pp. 449Ð453), but does not mention interior suns.
The hollow is described in the scripture as the firmament, expanse or heaven of the hollow earth. And on the 2nd day, water covered the surface of the entire inner surface of the planet, the hollow divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament. The continent was then caused to appear on the opposite side of the hollow “above” the firmament, expanse, or heaven which is the hollow of the earth. Below that continent, on the opposite side of the hollow, on the interior inner surface on the opposite side of the hollow was the inner ocean gathered together in one place as Genesis 1:9 states. This could only occur in the hollow interior of a hollow planet where the inner continent literally could be above the waters of the inner ocean on the opposite side of the interior surface of the planet. The Creation story literally describes the creation of our hollow earth.
As Russell’s teapot shows, unfalsifiable claims or models cannot be taken seriously. They are not science. Otherwise, anything goes – teapots, inside-out Earths, you name it. Russell’s conclusion is mirrored by ‘Hitchens’s razor’, an adage of the late writer Christopher Hitchens: ‘What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence.’ Hitchens’s razor, of course, belongs in the same toolkit as Occam’s razor, the contention that the simplest, most parsimonious model is a criterion for deciding truth, and the blade that slashes away at Teed. Simpler models are easier to falsify, and thus more amicable to science. A simple model requires fewer data to falsify it, while a complicated model requires more.
Late at night, on October 4 2002, a strange guest appeared on a cult American radio show. Coast to Coast AM with Art Bell had a reputation for exploring weird themes with fascinating guests, but few had ever sounded as excited as this one.
The members of Hollow Earth seem to be in a some kind of a cult, self-styled ‘gatekeepers of Shambhallah,’ whatever that means. Their chapter was ostensibly founded by Nicholas Roerich in Naggar, in the Himalayas, in the 1930s, and they are ‘perpetually championing the truth against those who believe in a solid—and to a lesser extent also those who believe in a flat—Earth,’ according to the third edition of the Encyclopaedia of Global Cults and Sects* at my local library.
Edmund Halley was a brilliant English astronomer whose mathematical calculations pinpointed the return of the comet that bears his name. Halley was fascinated by the earth’s magnetic field. He noticed the direction of the field varied slightly over time and the only way he could account for this was there existed not one, but several, magnetic fields. Halley came to believe that the Earth was hollow and within it was a second sphere with another field. In fact, to account for all the variations in the field, Halley finally proposed that the Earth was composed of some four spheres, each nestled inside another.
In June, 1906, Peary had stood on the summit of Cape Colgate and announced his discovery of what he called Crocker Land. He wrote in his book, Nearest the Pole, “North stretched the well-known ragged surface of the polar pack, and northwest it was with a thrill that my glasses revealed the faint white summits of a distant land which my Eskimos claimed to have seen as we came along from the last camp.” A few days later he stood on the summit of Cape Columbia and recorded, “The clear day greatly favored my work in taking a round of angles, and with the glass I could make out apparently a little more distinctly the snow-clad summits of a distant land in the northwest, above the ice horizon. My heart leaped the intervening miles of ice as I looked longingly at this land, and in fancy I trod its shores and climbed its summits, even though I knew that that pleasure could be only for another in another season.” (pp. 202, 207)
10/4/2009. There are people in the know saying that there will soon be UFO Disclosure by the government, in which it will be publicly admitted that flying saucers are real and that we are presently being visited by intelligent beings from other worlds. A new era of technology is soon to begin. Part I, Part II
4/30/2014. Watch this video of UFOs flying across the face of the moon April 21, 2014. Howard Menger, whom we met at the UFO Conference in Phoenix in 1991, described in his book, The High Bridge Incident, how he was befriended by Venusians from his youth, and who took him in one of their flying saucers to the far side of the moon to an alien base where he met people from all the planets in our solar system. The moon is hollow as proven by the fact that it rings like a bell, as discovered by the Apollo moon shots, when the astronauts set up seismographs on the moon. Our astronauts saw UFOs and aliens on the moon which they communicated to Houston on secret channels. Now we see that they were telling the truth. The moon must be inhabited within as are all the planets. But once in a while we see their craft flying outside the planet, such as in this case, the moon.
NASA has discovered strange noctilucent clouds are appearing every summer over the pole down to about latitude 50 degrees. These clouds consist of tiny ice crystals 40 to 100 nanometers wide that reflect blue wave lengths of sunlight and float at the very edge of space 50 miles up. Watch a composite video here. The hole you are seeing in the imagery is not the polar opening. It is a hole in the satellite imagery caused because polar orbiting satellites do not pass directly over the pole because the polar opening is located so close to the pole that if they passed over the polar opening, they would lose gravity holding them in orbit. Most likely the noctilucent clouds originate from the warm moist air coming up out of the polar opening and are pushed to the edge of space where the moisture particles freeze — by the out flowing of air from Inner Earth. Every spring the out flow of air from the polar openings pushes the ozone layer apart at the poles also and increases the size of the atmosphere. The increase in the height of atmosphere above the Antarctic in the Antarctic spring is what Jan Lamprecht theorized in his book, Hollow Planets, caused the Skylab satellite to burn up in the atmosphere. The outflow of warm air from the earth’s interior at the poles are also what causes the mirages of land seen in the arctic. The warm air rises up above the ice creating a layer of warm air that reflects the land beneath. Observers around the Arctic have sighted mirages of land all in the same direction indicating that the polar opening is located at 84.84 N 129 E. What they are seeing is a doubly inverted mirage of land at the inner continent located about halfway through the polar opening.
“The next two satellites bore nose cones similar to those in which a future astronaut would be sent into orbit. In each one was a powerful radio transmitter, which was possible because the cone was the size of an automobile, and carried heavy batteries. Also included were powerful lights which could be illuminated at the proper time. The technique of releasing this cone from the satellite was to drop it by a radio-triggered device somewhere north of Alaska. Once dropped, the cone lost altitude and proceeded around the Earth for one more revolution on its orbit. Having come over the Pole it was then low enough (calculated the rocket men) to drop into the atmosphere over Hawaii, where a parachute would lower it slowly to the Earth’s surface, and there huge planes awaited, rigged to “fish for” the descending cone, and take it into the plane before it dropped into the ocean and thus retrieve its important contents intact, without damage of crash landing.”
“I expected to hear later of our February foehn in other parts of Greenland, and I was not disappointed. Leiutenant Ryder was living for nine months a Scoresby Sound, on the coast of East Greenland, while we were at McCormick Bay. He was about four hundred and fifty geographical miles south of us. The maximum temperatures he recorded occurred in February and May. He says (Petermanns Mittheilungen, XI, 1892, p. 256) that these high temperatures were due to severe foehn storms, one of which, in February suddenly, raised the thermometer to 50 F, 8 degrees higher than my instruments had recorded.”
“The next two rockets fired did achieve orbits. This was done by ‘elevating sights,’ so to speak, and trying for a higher orbit, with a large degree of eccentricity, that is, a high point of orbit above the poles and a low point of orbit at equatorial areas. It was admitted that this eccentric orbit would produce a short-lived orbit, but it would also give the advantage of readings at widely varied heights above the Earth. Especially interesting was the readings expected above the Poles, because of the discovery of the radiation ring that surrounds the Earth like a huge doughnut, with openings at both Poles (see Chapter Ten of my book The Earth’s Van Allen Radiation Belts Prove Our Earth Is Hollow!)…”
Claire Reid is a journalist at LADbible. Claire graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA in journalism. She’s previously worked at Trinity Mirror. Since joining LADbible, Claire has worked on pieces for the UOKM8? mental health campaign, the Yemen crisis, life in the Calais Jungle as well as a profile of a man who is turning himself into a cyborg.
Recently, one of our expedition members brought to my attention a report of a person that has claimed to have been to our hollow earth. I had seen this report several years ago. It is interesting. It claims to be a telephone interview by Greg Gavin of OneLight.com, with a Colonel Billie Faye Woodard of the United States Air Force. You can read it here.
As science and science fiction merge, we unravel the ancient mysteries of the human experience. If indeed entities exist beneath the surface of the planet, they would not live in molten rock but in space ships. And as the tectonic plates are breaking – it is either by their doing, a knowing that the consciousness hologram that creates this reality, is ending so they no longer have to monitor from below, or they emerge as the plates naturally break apart.
Explore one of the world’s greatest and most dangerous secrets: the Hollow Earth, a savage land filled with dinosaurs, lost civilizations, and ferocious savages! Players take on the roles of two-fisted adventurers, eager academics and intrepid journalists investigating the mysteries of the Hollow Earth. Meanwhile, on the surface, world powers and secret societies vie for control of what may be the most important discovery in all of human history.
We discussed Operation High Jump that went to Antarctica in the latter half of 1946 and returned in the first two months of 1947. It consisted of 4,700 men, an aircraft carrier, a submarine, a destroyer, and some icebreaker ships led by Admiral Richard E. Byrd to the Antarctic to investigate where the hundreds of thousands of Germans escaped to at the end of World War II. Secretary of Defense Forrestal wanted to tell the people what we were up to in Antarctica, but the world controllers didn’t and had him fired as Secretary of Defense and later thrown out of the 16th floor of the Bethesda Navy Hospital in Maryland. The Russians were spying on us to see what would happen and at one point filmed flying saucers coming up out of the Antarctic Ocean. You can watch the documentary on my Other Links page near the bottom. Our fleet sent up airplanes from the aircraft carrier but they were shot down by laser beams from the flying saucers. The destroyer caught fire and some lives were lost in the fight before the saucers dove back under the waves. The Hollow Earth Nation felt threatened and responded in defense of their country.
Instead of saying that humans live on the outside surface of a hollow planet, sometimes called a “convex” hollow-Earth hypothesis, some have claimed that our universe itself lies in the interior of a hollow world, calling this a “concave” hollow-Earth hypothesis. The surface of the Earth, according to such a view, might resemble the interior shell of a Dyson sphere. Generally, scientists have taken neither type of speculation seriously.
–Could someone anciently have had a faint recollection from some unknown scriptural writings of the actual location of the Lost Garden of Eden? This map shows the Lost Garden of Eden on a high mountain at the north pole. Or is this the map makers attempt to show the Lost Garden of Eden inside Our Hollow Earth looking through the north polar opening? The abundant waters that flow from the Garden of Eden divide into four rivers that flow to the four cardinal points of the compass.
3/9/2017. A year or two ago, as my wife and I were reading the Bible, I came upon this passage in Psalms 136:6 “To Him that stretched out the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.”
In the middle ages, an ancient German myth held that some mountains located between Eisenach and Gin Germany hold a portal to the inner Earth. A Russian legend says the Samoyeds, an ancient Siberian tribe, traveled to an underground cavern city to live inside the Earth. The Italian writer Dante describes a hollow earth in his well-known 14th century work Inferno, in which the fall of Lucifer from heaven caused an enormous funnel to appear in a previously solid and spherical earth, as well as an enormous mountain opposite it, “Purgatory”.
However, Flat-Earthers aren’t the only group who reckon our governments are keeping a huge secret about the planet. Subscribers of the Hollow Earth theory believe that…well, you can probably guess from the name.
Peary named the land he saw Crocker Land. So MacMillan was returning to see if he could find it. In 1914, at an estimated 78 miles from land over the sea ice in the direction Peary saw Crocker Land, MacMillan recorded, “April 21st was a beautiful day; all mist was gone and the clear blue of the sky extended down to the very horizon. Green was no sooner out of the igloo than he came running back, calling in through the door, ‘We have it!’ Following Green, we ran to the top of the highest mound. There could be no doubt about it. Great heavens! what a land! Hills, valleys, snow-capped peaks extending through at least one hundred and twenty degrees of the horizon. I turned to Pee-a-wah-to anxiously and asked him toward which point we had better lay course. After critically examining the supposed landfall for a few minutes, he astounded me by replying that he thought it was poo-jok (mist). E-took-a-shoo offered no encouragement, saying, ‘Perhaps it is.’ Green was still convinced that it must be land. At any rate, it was worth watching. As we proceeded the landscape gradually changed its appearance and varied in extend with the swinging around of the sun; finally at night it disappeared altogether. As we drank our hot tea and gnawed the pemican, we did a good deal of thinking. Could Peary with all his experience have been mistaken? Was this mirage which had deceived us the very thing which had deceived him eight years before? If he did see Crocker Land, then it was considerably more than 120 miles away, for we were now at least 100 miles from shore, with nothing in sight.” (pg. 80)
This alternative arena for reality comes from the Dutch theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde who, in 2011, derived Newton’s model of gravitation from other first principles or fundamental truths in physics. So why is Verlinde’s rediscovery of a three-centuries-old model a big deal? Because gravitation itself is a first principle, and thus should not be derivable from other laws. Whether we think of gravitation as mass attracting mass, or as mass warping spacetime, the fact of gravitation cannot be reduced to anything simpler. As such, it should not be possible to rediscover it from other, disparate areas of physics. This would be like deducing the US Constitution from the Swiss Federal Constitution.
Le Clerc Milfort in 1781 led a journey with hundreds of Creek Indians to a series of caverns near the Red River above the junction of the Mississippi river. According to Milfort the original Creek Indian ancestors are believed to have emerged out to the surface of the Earth in ancient times from the caverns. Milfort also claimed the caverns they saw “could easily contain 15,000 – 20,000 families.”
The belief in a hollow Earth had some adherents in Nazi Germany. There is even a legend that says that Hitler and his chief advisers escaped the last days of the Third Reich by going through the opening at the South Pole.
After all his years in contact with the Venusians, Howard Menger also came to the conclusion that the ether of space exists and can be controlled with electrostatic forces, which he used to build a model flying saucer, and later helped a special government and industry sponsored team in Colorado Springs to build a 3 man size flying saucer. In his book, the HIGH BRIDGE INCIDENT – The Story Behind the Story, Howard Menger includes several illustration pages showing that gravity is a push from space and that the ocean tides rise because the moon comes up and shields the inflowing ether into the earth allowing the tides to rise while everywhere else the inflowing ether pushes the surface of the ocean down. The ether of space flows into the Sun, and electromagnetic energy flows out in a continuous cycle. The same happens on earth, but to a lesser extent. As the ether accelerates into the earth it causes a pressure that gives the effect of gravity keeping our feet firmly planted on the surface. The same happens on the inner surface of our hollow earth. Ether flowing into the inner surface keeps the inner earth inhabitant’s feet firmly planted on the inner surface — not floating around in zero gravity as the text books claim. Ether flowing into the sides of the polar openings keep the Arctic ocean surface attached to the sides of the opening, which allowed explorer Olaf Jansen to sail his little fishing boat through leads in the ice through the North Polar Opening in 1829 and Admiral Richard E. Byrd to fly his airplane through the polar opening in 1947 when he visited the people of the hollow earth.
Unless, of course, gravitation is not a first principle. In this spirit, Verlinde frames gravity as an emergent phenomenon. Emergent phenomena appear when interactions on a small scale give rise to new laws, principles and structures on a larger scale. Consider the beautiful ice crystals we call snowflakes. The formation of snowflakes is driven by thermodynamics, the laws that govern the transfer of heat energy between molecules. And yet, crystals do not exist on the scale of individual molecules. They appear only on a larger scale, when many molecules exchange energy in a particular manner.
The Thule Society, which was well known by Adolf Hitler,reported much about Tibetan myths of openings into the Earth. There is even a theory that Hitler ordered a research journey for such an opening in Antarctica, based on a speech of Admiral Donitz in front of a German submarine in 1944, when he claimed “The German submarine fleet is proud of having built an invisible fortification for the Fuhrer, anywhere in the world.” During the Nuremberg Trials, Donitz spoke of “an invisible fortification, in midst of the eternal ice.”
As the Nazi party rose to power in Germany, anti-Semitism drove the Jewish-German physicist Albert Einstein to take up residence in the US. Like Teed, Einstein had developed a deeply counterintuitive understanding of the Universe. To explain several curious observations about light, Einstein inferred that it must always have the same speed for all observers. Moreover, time and space change as one approaches light speed. Behold, very fast objects contract in length and experience a different passage of time! So twins might diverge in age if one starts travelling much faster than the other.
That same decade a new theory about the hollow-earth appeared. It was the brainchild of Cyrus Read Teed. Teed proposed that the Earth was a hollow sphere and that people lived on the inside of it. In the center of the sphere was the sun, which was half dark and half light. As the sun turned it gave the appearance of a sunset and sunrise. The dense atmosphere in the center of the sphere prevented observers from looking up into the sky and seeing the other side of the world. Interestingly enough, Teed’s theory was hard for 19th century mathematicians to disprove based on geometry alone, since the exterior of a sphere can be mapped onto the interior with little trouble.
Nine years later, January 13, 1956, the same Rear Admiral Byrd, leading another official expedition to the Antarctic, flew from his base at McMurdo Sound. which is 400 miles from the South Pole, and entered the hollow region of the Earth near the South Pole, for 2300 miles. Was he looking for the other Polar entry point to this hidden Land?
An Auroral image taken from space by NASA in 2003 shows the auroral radiation coming up from the south polar opening in this image like dust spinning up from a dust devil. You can view the NASA movie on my cousin’s website here.
After World War II there seems to be a continuing connection between hollow-earth stories and Nazi Germany. One author, Ernst Zundel, wrote a book entitled UFOs – Nazi Secret Weapons? claiming that Hitler and his last battalion had boarded submarines at the end of the war, escaped to Argentina, and then established a base for flying saucers in the hole leading to the inside of the Earth at the South Pole. Zundel also suggested that the Nazis had originated as a separate race that had come from the inner-earth.
There are three flights that fly over Northland, Russia, which would be the closest flights to the polar opening. One flight looks like it goes from New York to Bangkok, Indonesia, and the other two flights appear to fly from Moscow to a Russian city near Alaska. Could there be a possibility of passengers flying on one of these three flights to see the polar opening on a clear day during the Arctic daytime?
Even after his death, though, some continued to subscribe to his theory. A story is told that during World War II Hitler sent an expedition to the Baltic Island of Rugen. There Dr. Heinz Fischer pointed a telescopic camera into the sky in an attempt to photograph the British fleet across the hollow interior of a concave earth. He was apparently unsuccessful and the British fleet remained safe.
They know all about us but, for the most part, don’t want to interact with us (I can’t blame them). However, Rodney says they do get pretty pissed off with us when we set off nukes (again, I can’t blame them) as it has an impact on their lives.
If it is to be believed that the Earth is in fact hollow, and home to all manner of super-race and megafauna, why have we never contacted them, or gone there? According to Cluff, we have, but an international banking conspiracy has worked to cover up the existence of the Hollow Earth, and hide evidence of any Symmes Holes. This sort of paranoid, conspiratorial thinking tends to be another hallmark among modern Hollow Earth believers, because, really there is no other force that could be keeping us from engaging with the wonders of the inner Earth, given our current level of technology and exploratory freedom.