Henry P. Costin lives in Vladivostok. Underwater archaeologist, researcher and historian. 17-time champion of the USSR in scuba diving, divers coach athletes, head of club divers "East".
At the bottom, the banks and islands of the Gulf of Peter the Great, he found clear evidence of the existence in Primorye powerful ancient civilization (12 cities and 30 castles in the Golden Horn Bay wintered 200 ships), who died in the quake.
"On the islands, the coast and the bottom of bays and coves divers club" East "are fragments of pottery and bronze mirrors, traces of culture that existed back in the VI-V century BC. Of particular interest are found parts carts, from which it follows that a half thousand years ago in Primorye is passed around the wheel, and not as a toy, as the ancient Incas, and as an integral part of the vehicle. In short, the Russian Far East in those ages was the cultural center of the Eurasian continent. "
"In the quarries o.Reynike can find traces of the wedge — a purely Slavic way of cutting down the stone. Stone pavement — Slavic priority. Stone bridges were in the old Moscow, Kiev, Pskov before Christianity. And there are echoes with ancient Slavic culture in the Far East a lot. Pear-shaped wells, found in Primorye, have the same structure as that of the northern Slavs.
At the bottom of the Gulf of Peter the Great is a dozen ancient vessels. According to Costin, some of them instead of steel parts — copper. Therefore, we can assume that they were launched earlier VII-IX centuries. n. e. They had two decks — it will not undecked Court Columbus! By the way, in the north, even simple fishermen were decked vessels — otherwise freeze.
… Why do these facts did not become available to the general public? According to Kostin, this is due to the fact that Russia borders countries claim to our land. " (Deck N. "Maritime Troy awaits Schliemann." "AIF Primorye» № 12, 2006).