Still, who hasn’t looked at a map of the Mediterranean Sea and pondered something similar? His plans for creating a vast inland sea in Africa were just as grandiose as Atlantropa, but, in my mind, more fascinating and just down-right bizarre.
Atlantropa: A plan to dam the Mediterranean Sea ≡
Another mega-scale project planned by Herman Sörgel and described in Engineers’ Dreams. People actually took the project seriously at the time.
» Posted: Wednesday, March 16, 2005