Subterranean Bases

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According to the Macuxi Indians of the Amazon: There’s An Entire World Inside Our Planet

The Macuxi Indians knew about the existence of the Hollow Earth nearly one hundred years ago. But are their legends true or are they another incredible story of folklore? What if Jules Verne’s classic “Journey to the Center of the Earth” is actually true? And somewhere down there, an entire new world is waiting to be explored, a place where somehow, living beings inhabit the depths of our planet, a place that ancient cultures and civilizations knew existed, or still exists today. What if, it’s actually true? The Macuxi Indians are indigenous people who live in the Amazon, in countries such as Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela.… Read More

Strange Cave at the Table Mountains

In his book THE MAJIC PRESENCE, G.W. Ballard describes a strange experience which occurred to him and some companions while exploring a cave in Wyoming. While visiting Colorado he met a Mr. Daniel Rayborn. From there they traveled to the ‘Diamond K Ranch’ in Wyoming, one of the Rayborn mining properties, where the experiences described in the book began. There, he met Rayborn’s son Rex, an his daughter Nada. Some days later, they planned to spend the day exploring Table Mountain, one of their favorite haunts in the Wyoming Rockies. They mounted their horses, one of them an Arabian stallion which had been a gift to… Read More

1946: AMAZING STORIES: LEGEND OF QUINMAS VALLEY

The December, 1946 issue of AMAZING STORIES magazine, on pages 24-25, carries the following story, titled ‘LEGEND OF QUINMAS VALLEY’.  The story was told by a man – an explorer – by the name of Rex Du Howard:      “…The storm had become quite bad, and Chatham Sound was no place for small craft such as ours, so we  put about and into a nearby harbor. Farther cruising into Alaska waters would be held up till the storm abated.     “Overlooking the harbor was an Indian village, and having nothing better to do, I took my pencils and sketch book and went to shore to look… Read More

1952: Strange Desert Ice Cave

FATE magazine, in its June, 1952 issue, carried the following story by Lester F. Nieman on pages 84-85 titled “Strange Desert Ice Cave”:    “The state of Oregon is noted for its scenic beauty. The well-stocked lakes and beautiful parks make it a vacationers’ paradise. One of the strangest spots in the state is the Arnold Ice Cave.    “This natural oddity, only 27 miles southeast of the thriving city of Bend, receives little publicity and many long-time residents of the state have never heard of it.    “To reach the Arnold Ice Cave, take state Route 97 south out of Bend. After traveling 10 miles… Read More

1947: UNDERGROUND EMPIRE: The East Caves of Syracuse

Clay Perry, in his book “UNDERGROUND EMPIRE” (pages 199-201), relates the following:    “…Out of the clear sky of Utah, in June 1947 came a strange inquiry about reputed caverns near Syracuse, N.Y …  Miss Opal Kemp of 220 Canyon Road, Salt Lake City, made the inquiry, first to the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, then to the Secretary of state at Albany, and finally to me, through the circulation of one of her letters to officials of the State Museum and the State Department of Conservation, who had an idea that a spelunker from Pittsfield, Massachusetts, would know about them if anyone did.    “Miss Kemp had written… Read More

Buck Hill Caverns, Virginia

Warren‘ Smith’s book “INTO THE STRANGE”, pages 70-71, carries the following unusual story. The cavern in question WAS commercialized in 1978 and is located not far from Lexington, Virginia:  A few miles from the tiny town of Bell’s Cove, deep in the rugged mountains of Virginia, is an unexplored underground wonderland in the little-known Buck Hill caverns. While the nearby Natural Bridge is visited each year by several hundred thousand vacationers, the cave has not been opened as a tourist attraction. People who have entered into the cave are convinced something supernatural lurks within its dark passages. ‘It’s haunted,’ is a common statement. Jake Fitzgerald was… Read More

Except from FOLKLORE OF ROMANTIC ARKANSAS

Fred W. Allsopp’s book “FOLKLORE OF ROMANTIC ARKANSAS”, contains the following interesting legend., on pp. 156-158:    “The famous Diamond cave, one of the wonders of Arkansas, is located in the Boston mountains, three miles southwest of Jasper, Newton County. Its interior has been explored and surveyed for only three miles, but it is supposed to extend into the mountain for more than 21 miles. A dazzling panorama of magnificent stalactites and stalagmites, as well as other natural phenomena, holds the visitor spellbound with wonder.    The legends connected with this great subterranean marvel are very interesting.    According to one of these, communicated to the Commercial-Appeal,… Read More

1947: AMAZING STORIES: Big Bend Area Underground

This next letter appeared on pages 171-172 of the October, 1947 issue of AMAZING STORIES:    “Sirs:  Norman Finley, a neighbor of a good friend of mine, told me about an experience he had which was rather unusual. He and a couple of other fellows were hunting down in the Big Bend country. I don’t know whether you are familiar with the Big Bend or not, but there is no more wild or desolate area in the country. Rugged, mountainous, cut by canyons, there are innumerable parts of it which have never known the foot of man.    “It was in one of the most desolate… Read More

HANDBOOKS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL HISTORY: The Tewa

On pages 23-24, we find the following interesting story from Edgar L. Hewett‘s book “HANDBOOKS OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL HISTORY”:    “Tewa legendary tells us that the human race and the animals were born in the underworld. They climbed up a great Douglas “fir” tree, and entered this world THROUGH a lake called Sip’ophe. When people die, their spirits go to Sip’ophe, “lake of the dead”, through which they pass into the underworld. There are many spirits in the waters of Sip’ophe. Sip’ophe is a brackish lake in the sand dunes northeast of Alamosa, Colorado (now within the Great Sand Dunes National Monument). The senior writer of this volume visited… Read More

INSIDE MOUNT LASSEN

By RALPH B. FIELDS (The writer of this article presents it as a factual story; the editor’s present it as received. It is amazing!)  “In Beginning this narrative and the unexplainable events that befell my friend and myself, I offer no explanation, nor do I even profess to offer any reason. In fact, I have yet to find a clue that will, even in part, offer any explanation whatever. Yet as it did happen, there must be some rhyme or reason to the whole thing. It may be that some one can offer some helpful information to a problem that just should not exist in these… Read More