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A sculptor named Foots dreamed since childhood of creating his own version of Plato's lost city of Atlantis. He fulfilled that dream by creating and then sinking huge concrete sculptures in 45 feet of water off the north shore of Cayman Brac. The result is an astounding dive site and artificial reef with more than 100 sculptures covering several acres. The story starts at the Archway of Atlantis (each of the two bases weighs 21,000 pounds). The Elders' Way, lined with 5-foot temple columns, leads to the Inner Circle of Light, where there is a sundial large enough to sit in. Each Elder is modeled after an actual person who has contributed to the Cayman Islands. Foots is doing this almost entirely on his own and has made an incredible donation to the divers of the Brac. The technical marvel encompasses nearly 300,000 pounds.
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