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Catastrophic shift of the Earth 12,000 BC – mechanics

Once in while, Earth is struck by sudden disastrous events which radically change the conditions of life on the planet. Tremendous and destructive forces of nature reverse the development of civilization and make it go back to the very beginning. Abundant material evidence supports the past existence of developed civilizations which disapperaed at a certain moment. The temple complex in Gobekli Tepe in Turkey is 12,000 years old. The huge megalithic structures date back to 6,000 years before the Mesopotamian civilization and the dynastic period in Egypt associated with pyramids. Gobekli Tepe proves the existence of a highly developed human civilization with its advanced knowledge, including but not limited to astronomy. There are many indications that this monumental complex was built by the survivors of a cataclysm which occurred on Earth about 12,000 years ago /10,000 BC/

We are thousands of years away from that tragic event and due to the fact that only a small percentage of mankind survived it, the oral traditions about the disaster gradually disappeared over the next centuries and thousands of years. After some time, the stories about the disaster started to be treated as folk legends. Successive generations were not able to say whether the described events really took place or they were just a figment of their ancestors’ imagination. However, careful researchers were puzzled by the striking resemblence between the descriptions of the course of events given by people on nearly all continents. The oral traditions contain numerous hints or even specific information which, when combined with the new archeological and geological discoveries, allow to reconstruct the course of that global disaster.

The course of events during the disaster ending the last Ice Age – around 9,700 BC

Important notice: There were two events:
1/ 12,900 years ago /10.900 BC/ – asteroid impact in Greenland /probably one of several places of impact/, Younger Dryas started then.
2/ 11,700 years ago / 9.700 BC/ – solar blast and catastrophic shift on the Earth. It was the end of Younger Dryas. Below is a description of this event .

1/ The Sun

There was a rapid increase in solar activity, a flare from the Sun, so-called ‘nova’ which contrary to ‘supenova’ does not end the life of a star. The Sun and other stars may go into such state many times during their existence. For some time after ‘nova’, the star emits less radiation and it dims.

Dr Paul LaViolette claims that a solar explosion is preceded by a flare and a wave of cosmic radiation from the center of the galaxy /Galactic wave/. According to Douglas Vogt, it is the internal clock of the Sun that determines the periodic rapid increase in solar activity. Short-term solar cycles – 11.09 years and medium-term solar cycles – 88.73 years are scientifically proven /Gleisberg cycles/. Douglas Vogt defines a long-term solar cycle – 12,068 years /88.73 years x 136/.

Looking from the Earth, ‘nova’ looked like an orange cloud growing around the Sun, covering more and more of the sky. Within a few hours, the sky was covered all over by the orange and red cloud. Harmful gamma, UV and proton radiation reached the Earth. Local plasma phenomena burned and melted the earth matter. Electromagnetic pulse and gravitational wave made the planet shake. The magnetosphere and the ozone layer were destructed. A cloud of solar matter reached Earth approximately 20 hours after the solar flare.

2/. Rotation of the Earth’s core. The Earth’s crust shift. Earthquakes

Before 9700 BC:

— the Earth’s magnetic poles were located the other way round. The south pole was in the Atlantic, near Cape Farvel in Greenland – 45th meridian W; the north pole was located at the antipode, not far away from the Antarctic coast, near 145th meridian E. Such location has been confirmed by the distribution of ice sheet in the last ice age and research into the configuration of magnetic particles in rocks.

— the Earth’s axis of rotation together with the ecliptic created an angle close to 90o /at present 67o/. At that time, there were no seasons of the year. The temperatures in high latitude areas were lower. All this, combined with lower solar activity, led to ice ages.

— Earth rotated in the opposite direction to today’s direction – from the east to the west. I do realize that this statement may be the most difficult one to be accepted by the reader.

The Earth’s magnetic field is generated by the iron, round and rotating core. As a result of a strong magnetic pulse from the Sun, the core started to rotate along the meridian at 45o west longitude. Rotation through 180o lasted a few hours only. The core’s rotation caused smaller, approximately 80o rotation of the Earth’s mantle – rocky, partially plastic layer between the core and the crust. The mantle, which makes up most of the Earth’s volume, as a result of the inertia forces and a smooth connection with the core, only partially followed the rotation of the core. In the remaining part, both layers were shifted relative to each other. The rotation of the mantle also generated forces affecting the Earth’s crust – an outer rocky 10-70 km thick layer. Also, as a result of the inertia forces and the plastic connection of the layers a slip occurred. The crust rotated approximately 30o in the meridional direction and the poles moved to their present location.

The rotation of the Earth’s core as well as the shift of the mantle and the crust caused massive earthquakes and volcano eruptions. The mantle moving under the crust gave the impression of a wave moving in the longitudinal and
latitudinal direction. The bulges of the mantle raised the crust and left rock masses visible on the Earth’s surface. The rotation axis of Earth ran Somali peninsula region and the Pacific near 135o W at the equator. Many geologically young elements of Earth’s topography correspond to the shift of the mantle under the crust in the above desribed manner.

Periodic polarity reversal on our planet is a fact that scientists have long known, but its mechanism has not been explained yet. In my opinion, the reversal of magnetic poles is caused by a physical rotation of the iron core of the Earth under a strong magnetic pulse from the Sun.

Sea and ocean waters, preserving their inertial state, flooded the land flowing in the opposite direction to the crust’s shift, eg. waters of the Mexican Gulf flooded the lowlands of Mississipi. Siberia was flooded with icy waters of the Arctic Ocean which also brought large masses of surface ice. It was the first, small-scale flood stage.

Rotation up to 30o and the paralel to the shift distribution of continents resulted in flooding the offshore low-lying areas only. The movement of the Earth’s crust caused by a violent rotation of the core and the mantle is often called a shift. The shift had two component parts – one in the longitudinal /meridianal/ direction and the other in the latitudinal direction.

The 30o shift of the Earth’s crust along 45th meridian E had important consequences such as the apparent motion of the celestial sphere. The Sun, and at night the stars and plants moved, ascended or decended in relation to the horizon. In North America, Europe and Australia, the sun ascended whereas in Asia, southern parts of Africa and South America it lowered its upper culmination altitude. Some constellations ‘fell down’and became invisible while others soared high. When the rotation data – longitude 45 E and the range of 30o are entered into astronomic computer programs, it can be seen that 12,000 years ago, the shift elevated, among others, the Orion constellation for the longitudes close to 45o E. i.e. for the entire Atlantic, where according to most scientists Atlantis was located.

Figure 1. View of the sky at night in southern direction on the day of winter solistice before the shift 9700 BC in the Atlantic – on the Cape Verde Islands /the location of the lost city of Atlantis according to many researchers/. Orion is positioned low, just above the horizon /programe Sky Charts/.

Figure 2. View of the sky at night in southern direction on the day of winter solistice after the shift 9700 BC in the Atlantic – on the Cape Verde Islands /the location of the lost city of Atlantis according to many researchers/. Orion is positioned high above the horizon.


FIRST TIME – SEP TEPI in the records of ancient Egyptians – was the time when the shift occurred. On that day also died God Osiris – Orion, and a constellation of the same name, moved higher and dominated the sky. The reawakening of Orion (Osiris) in the starry sky became the guiding force of the Egyptian religion. All successive pharaohs hoped for ‘rebirth’ to ascend to the sky in the same way as their famous ancestor had done.

Translated Egyptian texts from the dynastic period, contain information that during the Great Cataclysm there was a fight between Osiris – Orion and his brother Set. Orion was killed by Set and reborn high in the sky after death. A detailed description of those events can be found in the book La Grand Cataclysme written by Albert Slosman – professor of mathematics and cryptology, who after many years of efforts managed to read hieroglyphic writing from Egyptian texts.

3/ Change in the direction of Earth’s rotation.

The polar shift caused by a magnetic pulse from the Sun made Earth slow down its rotation and start a motion in the opposite direction, like today – from the west to the east. The law of physics called the conservation of angular momentum was obeyed. The same principle can be observed when you throw a ball on the surface of water. When the ball changes its top-bottom polar positioning during rotation, it starts to rotate in the opposite direction.This action originally concerned only the core and only it turned 180 ° in the meridional direction. Only the core performed the full up-down rotation and due to this it apparently began to rotate in the other direction /the mass was rotating in the same direction all the time/. The mantle and the crust due to the slip made smaller meridional shifts – 80˚ and 30˚, respectively. Then the rotation of the core – in “the opposite direction” began to move to the mantle and the crust. And again, there was a slip on the edges of the layers. The mantle and the crust slowly inhibited rotation and resumed it in line with the core movement.

6. The film showing the effect of a magnetic pulse on a rotating sphere with magnetic poles.


Figure 3. Tremendous magnetic pulse from the Sun caused the rotation of the Earth’s core and as a result the reversal of the Earth’s rotational motion


As a result of the change in the the direction of Earth’s rotation, the Sun changed the place of its sunrise and sunset and the apparent motion of the Sun in the sky reversed. The reversal of the Sun motion is another, in addition to the previously described change in the altitude, element of the change of the Sun location in the celestial sphere. These two factors combined gave an effect that in different localizations looked different. The only exceptions were such places as Egypt or Turkey where the altitude of the Sun did not change significantly. The change in the direction of the Sun in the sky was extremely shocking to those who survived the disaster.

The constellations also changed their locations, i.e. the altitude and arrangement in the sky. This effect can be confirmed by using astronomic computer programs and entering the parameters of the sky from that period of time and the shift parameters. In the years 10,970 – 8810 BC, on the day of spring equinox the Sun rose against the background of the constellation of Leo and that is why that period of time is called the Age of Leo.

The constellation was visible just before the sunrise and it was especially revered as the Sun’s ‘resting place’. The reversal of Leo in the sky was beyond comprehension and expremely appalling.




Figure 4. View just before the sunrise on the day of spring equinox 9700 BC prior to the displacement of the Earth’s crust and the reversal of rotation for Cairo

Figure 5. View just before the sunrise on the day of spring equinox 9700 BC after the displacement of the Earth’s crust and the reversal of rotation for Cairo /programe Sky Charts/.


Figure 6. Leo rotated relative to the rising Sun. Such motifs can often be found in Egyptian texts.


Figure 7. Visible just before sunrise – in the east: Constellation Leo turned on the sky.

4/ Flood

The decelaration of the Earth’s rotation and its restarting in the opposite direction brought about significant consequences as a result of inertial forces. The structures of the mantle and the crust cracked, got displaced and repositioned, this time in latitudinal direction. On the surface of the Earth, the waters of seas and oceans tore from their beds. Huge surges, even several kilometers high, stormed inland from the east. North America was flooded with the waters from the Atlantic. Even bigger masses of water struck the coast of Asia. The coastlines of these continents bear clear signs of a strong water erosion caused by overflowing waters. On land, huge canyons were carved.

The flood disaster must have lasted for many days. The water gradually started to recede to the lowest lying areas. The Earth’s Surface was shaped anew as a result of the crust displacement and tremendous earthquakes. Many previously land areas were covered with water and the bulged areas of previous sea and ocean bottoms became land. In no way did the Earth’s surface look the same as before the surging ocean waters rolled across the land. Mammoths, sabre-toothed tigers, mastodons, deer with gigantic antlers, cave lions and many other species became extinct.

Siberia in the first stage was flooded with icy waters of the Arctic Ocean carrying surface ice and at the same time found itself within the Arctic Circle. Hundreds of thousands of mammoths were hit by a huge wall of water and ice, drowned, and then frozen. The second stage of the flood was connected with a shift in the latitudinal direction, the impact of Pacific waters on the east coast of Asia and the overflow of them, among others towards Siberia. This stage ended with the covering of the cemeteries of mammoths by layers of muds and silts from a few to several hundred meters thick. Such a view is discovered today by geologists.

5/ Heavy rainfalls

Floodwater washing through the continents along with strong solar radiation caused by the explosion of ‘nova’ led to an increase in water evaporation rate and air humidity, which resulted in persistent heavy rainfalls. However, it was ‘black rain’ with substantial sediment content due to the presence of a significant amount of smoke and volcanic ashes in the atmosphere.

6/ Winter

For some time, counted in years, the amount of solar radiation that reached the Earth was reduced. It was the result of the ‘dimming’ of the Sun after the explosion and the presence of a significant amount of volcanic ashes in the atmosphere. The temperature on the Earth’s surface dropped to about 20o Celsius. In areas which due to the shift of the crust were located within the polar circles, the fall in temperature was even more dramatic. Mammoths in Siberia got frozen to death and in their stomachs they had undigested remnants of plants found in temperate zone. Many of those animals had drowned before they got frozen to death. They were found in blocks of glacial ice, which proves the sequence: shift and polar reversal – flood – quick freezing.

7/ Climate warming

For a short time after the ‘nova’ explosion, the Sun reduced the intensity of its radiation. The Sun’s activity slowly returned and within a few years, it even exceeded the level of activity it showed before the solar flare. When volcanic ashes fell down, the atmosphere was able to transmit the solar radiation with no difficulty. Temperature of the Earth’s surface rose and large stretches of snow and ice melted. Gradually, the glaciers started to recede. Flowing meltwater raised the level of oceans. However, it must be emphasized that neither heavy rainfalls nor meltwater could have led to such tremendous flood waves the distructive force of which is discovered by geologists and archeologists.

As I mentioned earlier, a magnetic pulse triggered a rotation of the magnetic iron core of the Earth and consequently, a rotation of the mantle and the crust. After the shift was completed, the axis of rotation of the planet tilted and made a 66.5o angle with the ecliptic, thanks to which the seasons of the year appeared. As a result, more solar energy reached the temperate zone and the area on Earth suitable for human beings to settle down and animals and plants to grow was getting bigger and bigger. Those who survived the cataclysm started to rebuild civilization in places they reached, such as Gobekli Tepe, in Egypt, Mesopotamia and South America. Loss of the material basis of existence made the process go slowly, and after some time even some regression was observed. The generation of those who survived possessed knowledge and skills acquired in the glory days of the civilization. Successive generations gradually lost these assets with their focus on a daily struggle for survival. After the initial bloom came the ages of darkness.

Marek Zachwieja – Solarblast.pl – in January 2019

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