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James, Harry C. - PAGES FROM HOPI HISTORY., Chapt. 6 includes a photograph of a strange mound believed by some Hopi elders to be the Sipapu entrance to the Hopi underworld. (Also see: Courlander, Harold)
Jamison, Prof. William - HOLLOW WORLDS., Prof. Jamison was a former geology professor at the University of California. (Also see: Borino, Bob)
Jennings, Hargrave - THE ROSICRUCIANS; THEIR RITES AND MYSTERIES., John C. Nimmo Co., London., 1887. Chapt. 2 - SINGULAR ADVENTURE IN STAFFORDSHIRE: An English laborer discovers an underground stairway leading down to enormous caverns beneath Staffordshire, England. (Also see: Calais, Ronald A.)
Jessup, M.K. - SACSAHUAMAN: MYSTERY CITY OF THE ANDES., Article in FATE magazine., March 1956., pp. 48-52: Refers to a network of ancient tunnels under the Incan fort of 'Sacsahuaman', some of which allegedly span hundreds of miles throughout the Andes region, and connect the fort with other similar tunnels under the city of Cuzco. Also reports of an exposed cross-section of a tunnel one-third mile north of Sacsahuaman, 20 inches wide by 3 ˝ ft. high, and miniature steps, which some believe could have been built by a highly skilled race of pre-Incan dwarves.
Johannes, L.W., Ed. - S.M.R.S., a 'Shaver Mystery' journal. Three issues published through 1968-1969.
John, Edward - Letter in AMAZING STORIES magazine., May, 1946., pp. 171-173: Report of a "bottomless cave" with a stone staircase leading down into its bowels, and also strange cars sighted by the author near his home, which he occasionally observed entering and leaving a vertical cliff or rock outcropping between Hopland and Lakeport in Mendocino county, California., leading the writer to believe that a subterranean city lies beneath the area.
Johnston, Gilbert K. - Letter in SEARCH  magazine., June 1959., pp. 98-100: Refers to the writings of Gerald Light, G.W. Ballard, Ferdinand Ossendowski, C.W. Leadbeater, Madame Blavatsky, and Guidjieff... all of whom believed in the existence of tunnels and inhabited subterranean realms beneath the earth.
Jones, Paget - IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ORPHEUS., Article in NEWSWEEK magazine, Nov. 1964. The cavernous entrance to "Hades" is mentioned in a brief review of this legend of an explorer named Orpheus who, according to Greek legend, descended into the caverns of Hades and returned.
Jorden, Jay - CAVE EXPLORERS FIGHT NATURE IN JOURNEY TOWARD CENTER OF EARTH., Article in THE GAZETTE TELEGRAPH., Feb. 14, 1982. Attempts by cave explorers to reach a new (1982) world's depth record in one of Mexico's largest known cavern systems. The explorers efforts are hampered by interference from superstitious natives.
   --- Vo. 38, p. 137: A hidden cave in Duncan's Ridge, on Martha's Vineyard, MA., and stories of a flight of stone steps within the cave, leading down into a "land of fruits and flowers" inhabited by a race of small, dark-skinned people.
   --- Vol. 46, p. 353: The story of a blind Yuvapai Indian shaman who claims  to have been visited at night by a being claiming to be the "goddess" named "Komwidapokuwia" who told him that his ancestors in ancient times emerged from a cavern world through what is now known as "Montezuma’s Well" about 60 miles south of Flagstaff, Arizona - in the Montezuma Castle National Monument.
   --- Vol. 47, p. 247: A Carrier Indian story of an Indian brave who entered a cave in a mountain beside Stuart Lake, in central British Columbia, Canada... and from which a stream flowed into the lake. He followed a strange "little man" into the cave, and eventually - after following the passage deep into the earth - emerged into a great underground country inhabited by the "Atnau" or "Little People".
   --- Vol. 49,  p. 132: The Toas Indian belief that their ancestors emerged long ago from a subterranean land, through a cave in Mt. Blanca, 20 miles NE of Alamosa, Colorado.
   --- Vol. 52, pp. 242-249: Several Indian traditions and beliefs in subterranean worlds, including a belief of the Caraja of Brazil that  some of their ancestors emerged from a subterranean world where there was "neither sickness nor death."
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Kafton-Minkel, Walter
   --- SUBTERRANEAN WORLDS., unpublished manuscript., Portland, OR: A historical review of several 'Hollow Earth' theories, including information on the early proponents of  the theory.
   --- THE LEGENDS OF MT. SHASTA.,  Article in 'HOLLOW EARTH NEWS', Vol. 1, No. 1., Oct. 1981., Hollow Earth Society of Kentucky (Also see: HOLLOW EARTH NEWS); adapted from a chapter in SUBTERRANEAN WORLDS (see above).
Kapierlian, Maude - LOCH NESS SERPENTS., Letter in FATE magazine, Sept. 1958, pp. 11-12: The belief in a deep aquatic  cavern connecting Loch Ness in Scotland with the sea.
Kaye, Marx - Letter in AMAZING STORIES magazine, June 1947, pp. 168-171: Hidden caverns and Inca tunnels in Peru.
Keel, John A. - THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES., Saturday Review Press., Dutton, 1975, pp. 170-171: An engineer named Rex Ball of Georgia, in 1940 stumbles into a vast underground complex occupied by 'Oriental looking men' wearing coveralls and accompanied  by American military officers. (Also see: Chase, Frank Martin)
Keightley, Thomas
   --- THE FAIRY MYTHOLOGY., H.G. Bohn., London 1850; reprinted by Johnson Reprint Corp., 1969: Several accounts of encounters with fairies throughout the world. Pp. 281-283: An account recorded by Ralph of Coggeshall and William of Newbridge of two green-skinned children who emerged from a cavern, disoriented, in some 'pits' about 5 miles from Bury St. Edmund, Suffolk, England, and who - once they lived on the surface for a time and learned the English language - claimed to have come from an underground country called "St. Martin's Land", apparently named after a "Christian" saint who discovered this underground land in much earlier times. (Also see: Drake,  W.R.)
   --- THE WORLD GUIDE TO GNOMES, FAIRIES, ELVES AND OTHER LITTLE PEOPLE., 1888; reprinted in 1978 by Avenel Co., NY: Accounts of little people who inhabit caves, hollow mountains, and other underground areas.
Kenton, Edna - THE BOOK OF EARTHS., Circa 1928., 262 pp. illus., Chapter: EARTH A HOLLOW SPHERE.
King, Godfre Ray (Pseud.) - See: Ballard, Guy.
Kirk, G.S.
   --- MEANING AND FUNCTION., p. 138: The Mesopotamian tradition of a man who, after traveling twelve leagues through the darkness  of a tunnel in the mountain of "Mashu", emerged into the brilliant light of a  jeweled subterranean garden. This story is recorded in ancient Mediterranean records
   --- THE  SECRET COMMONWEALTH OF ELVES, FAUNS AND FAIRIES: A STUDY IN FOLKLORE & PSYCHICAL RESEARCH., 1691., Republished by Rowan & Littlefield (Publishers for the FOLKLORE SOCIETY - Mistletoe series)., Totowa, NJ; Also published by D.S. Brewer, Ltd., Cambridge, England: A treatise on the diminutive subterranean inhabitants of earth's interior.
Klein, David - AMATEUR  EXPLORER DISCOVERS VAST CAVERN SYSTEM CONTAINING UNDERGROUND RIVER WITH GOLD., Article in THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER., Feb. 4, 1973., pp. 16-17; Discovery of a strange cavern system located about 300 miles NW of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in which large amounts of gold-bearing sand, huge  unidentifiable footprints (subterranean  Sasquatch?), white frogs and perfectly round polished stones, were found. These findings, according to the article, were immediately suppressed by the Government soon after the discoverers reported it to officials. (See also: Gesner, Charles H.)
Klein, John - Letter in AMAZING STORIES magazine., Sept. 1945, pp. 167-168: The writer's 'dreams' or 'racial memories' of an underground 'city' beneath the surface of an ancient Pacific 'continent' called Lemuria (which according to legend sank in similar fashion as Atlantis, some of the residents known as the Naga-mayas allegedly taking refuge within large caverns inside Mt. Shasta, California). Mr. Klein also describes his dreams/visions of a race of 12 ft. tall human giants who supposedly lived in and utilized these caverns beneath this now-sunken continent.
Kolosimo, Peter
   --- NOT OF THIS WORLD., Bantom Books, NY: A strange, ancient system of tunnels discovered under the Mongolian lamasery of Tuerin. (Also mentioned in THE NEW ATLANTEAN JOURNAL., Fall, 1980, p. 31)
   --- TIMELESS EARTH., Garnestone Press., London 1973: Inner Earth material, including a report about a "bottomless well" in Azerbaijan, Russia., which Russian scientist had found to connect with other similar tunnel systems in Georgia  and "all over the Caucasus".
Koresh (Pseud.) - See: Teed, Cyrus R.
Kramer, Eleanore - Letter in AMAZING STORIES magazine., Sept. 1945., p. 175: The disappearance of seven students from the University of Cuzco (Peru) after they entered a dark opening leading into the bowels of the earth, which they had discovered amidst the remains of the Incan fort Sacsahuaman... the entrance to this tunnel was later sealed of by the Peruvian government.
Kupier, G.S. - Article in POPULAR ASTRONOMY., 1946 (specific issue uncertain): Inner-earth related information.
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LAIR OF THE SNOWMAN, THE - Article in FATE magazine., Oct. 1953, pp. 11-12: The claims by Prof. Norman G. Dhyrenfurth of his discovery of caverns inhabited by the "Yeti" near Kathmandu, Nepal.
Lang, Johannes - Books on the 'Hollow Earth' published in Germany, circa 1930-1940.
Langdon, Stephen H. - SEMITE MYTHOLOGY., p. 37: The shrine of Hierapolis, built after the deluge over a cavern which, according to tradition, "miraculously yawned at Hierapolis and received the waters of the Flood."
LaPriore, Jerry - Letter in AMAZING STORIES magazine., June 1945, p. 193: Stories of large but hidden caverns near Fall River, MA., inhabited by strange-looking beings.
LARGEST CAVE CHAMBER FOUND., Article (source unknown) dated Feb. 1, 1981., reprinted in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., May 1983: The discovery of the world's largest - to date - cavern chamber in the Mulu National Park in Sarawak, Malaysia - a chamber 2/3rds of a mile long, 272 yards wide and approximately 76 yards high.
Larsen, Harvey, Ed - THE SHAVER MYSTERY: SPECIAL REPORT #6 (In THE CRYSTAL BALL newsletter., Torrance, CA.)., 1980., 26 pp. illus.: A collection of rare material on the Shaver Mystery, Inner Earth phenomena, and  the "Siberian Affair" (concerning an ancient race of evil reptilian entities - shapeshifters - accidentally awakened by Russian scientists from a state of frozen suspended animation). Also see: Dickhoff, Robert E., & Girvin, Calvin.
Leadbeater, Charles W.
   --- THE ASTRAL PLANE., Theosophical Publishing House., Madras India., 1985., p. 91: Discussions on the unknown inhabitants of the interior of the earth.
   --- THE INNER LIFE., Theosophical Publishing House., Wheaton, IL., p. 231: Description  of the interior of the earth and its inhabitants.
   --- THE MASTERS AND THE PATH., Theosophical Society of America., 1925., Theosophical Press., Chicago, IL., 328 pp.: Considerable information on the hidden underground kingdom of 'Shambhala' below Mongolia and surrounding regions, ancient tunnels, and a vast subterranean museum (like the Egyptian 'Hall of Records') under the surface of Tibet - containing ancient machines, artifacts, and priceless records which much of the forgotten history of the human race.
   --- THE THEOSOPHICAL MESSENGER., May 1909., p. 340: A description of the interior of the earth and its inhabitants.
Leadbeater, Charles W. & Besant,  Annie - THE LIVES OF ALCYONE; Theosophical Publishing House., Madras, India., 1929., 2 vols. illus., Chapt. 35: A semi-fictional "racial-memory" account describing "Alcyone's" expedition to an inhabited subterranean world, entered through a secret cave in  northern India  or Nepal. the inhabitants of which were a strange race of people whom Alcyone believed to be descendants of an ancient 'Lemurian' root-race.
Lee, Bourke - DEATH VALLEY MEN., The Macmillan Co., NY., 1932., Chapter - OLD GOLD: Describes the allegedly real discovery within the Panamint  Mountain Range (on the west edge of Death Valley, CA) of an ancient, abandoned cavern city containing priceless treasurers and artifacts of an ancient civilization, the inhabitants of which long ago went deeper into the earth beneath the Panamint range where they found larger caverns with natural electro-magnetic auroral atmospheric illumination. Also mentions a tunnel in the vicinity which one man entered, leading to a cavern world deep underground, where he encountered strange beings with whom he lived for three years before returning to the surface. (Also see: Oga-Make., TRIBAL MEMORIES OF THE FLYING SAUCERS)
Leedy, Ruth A. - REBIRTH OF A PLANET., Privately printed., 1983 (Distributed by Gray Barker Books): Speaks about a conspiracy by government and scientists to deny the existence of a Hollow Earth. (Also see: Benton, Floria)
Lehew, George A. - Letter in AMAZING STORIES magazine., Dec. 1946., p. 162: A cave about 50 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA., in a peak in the first range of the Allegheny Mountains, which was found to contain a smooth, apparently mad-made shaft, which was - according to certain reports - explored in 1915 for 18 miles by an expedition party which at one point distinctly heard the rumble of machinery.
Leslie, Sir John (1766-1832) - THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY: This famous Scottish mathematician and physicist theorized -
based on his calculations - that the earth was hollow, containing possibly two central miniature "binary suns" - one which he called "Pluto" and the other "Prosperina" in it's interior. Leslie was the fourth known theorist to advance the idea of a hollow earth, succeeding Cotton Mather, Sir Edmund Halley, and Leonard Euler... and preceding later theorists such as John Cleaves Symmes, William Reed, Marshal B. Gardner, and Raymond W. Bernard.
Levesque, Mary (See: Martin, Mary & Davis, Mary)
Levesque, Thomas Alan (T.A.L.)
   --- OUR PARADISE INSIDE THE HOLLOW EARTH., Article in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Vol. 2, No. 1: Refers to the lush vegetation and pristine-paradisial nature of the geo-concavitic world within the 'hollow sphere' of the earth.
   --- PHANTOM PHENOMENA: THE CATTLE SURGEONS. Article in the NEW ATLANTEAN JOURNAL., Spring (1980?). References to  the Inner Earth.
   --- SUBLIMINAL EXPLORATION., Article in the NEW ATLANTEAN JOURNAL., Sept. 1978: The 'sacred' (according to local native Americans) Cabazon peak - 40 miles NE of Mt. Taylor, NM - within the extinct volcanic interior of which, a giant human being was believed to have lived.
   --- UNDERGROUND UFO BASE SUSPECTED BY OFFICIALS IN WASHINGTON., Article in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Vol 2, No. 2: A UFO base suspected to lie under the Yakima Indian Reservation, SE of Tacoma, Washington.
   --- U.S.A. INNER EARTH ACCESS MAP., 1978., The NEW ATLANTEAN JOURNAL., Fall 1980., p. 35: Shows the 'first level' of suspected tunnel systems below the surface of the United States (Also see a similar map of reported entrances in the Fall 1979 issue., p. 49).
Lewis, David H.
   --- THE INCREDIBLE CITIES OF INNER EARTH., Science Research Publishing House., 1979: The  daily account of the alleged exploration of an underground city and a subterranean mechanical complex attended by automatons, under the surface of Connecticut, one of seven similar cities believed to exist, according to an ancient manuscript reportedly uncovered in Egypt.  
   --- MYSTERIES OF THE PYRAMIDS., Science Research Publishing House., 180 pp.: The alleged discovery of hidden chambers containing strange machines  and priceless  historical records, beneath the base of the Great Pyramid at Gizeh in Egypt.
Ley, Willy - THE HOLLOW EARTH. Article in GALAXY magazine., Article in GALAXY magazine, March 1956: Historical information on various Hollow Earth theorists, as well as some pros and cons concerning the Hollow Earth postulation.
Lindelof, O.J.S. - A TRIP TO THE NORTH POLE, OR THE DISCOVERY OF THE TEN LOST TRIBES AS FOUND IN THE ARCTIC OCEAN., Tribune Publishing Co., Salt Lake City, UT., 1903., 210 pp: A whaling vessel, the Mt. Walston, disappears during 1879 after leaving port in San Francisco, and enters a hidden northern Polar country on the far side of the Great Norther Ice Barrier. Here the crew finds the Lost Tribes of Israel, according to a bottled manuscript allegedly recovered south of Baffin's Bay, off the coast of Greenland (Also mentioned in 'THE LOST TRIBES', by  R. Clayton Brough).
Lissner, Ivan - THE SILENT PAST (translated to English): Refers to the BOOK OF HENOCK, which  describes an underground chamber in the land of Canaan: "The subterranean building that he constructed in the land of Canaan in the bowels of the mountain, with the help of his son Mathuslalth, was in imitation of the nine vaults..." Also refers to large subterranean buildings (or 'groundscrapers') on the Grand Canary island.
Lloyd, John  Uri - ETIDORHPA, OR THE END OF THE EARTH., Reprinted by Health Research in an expanded edition., 518 pp., Condensed version by Palmer Publications, Amherst, WI.: This unusual book related the underground journey made by "I am the Man", a member of a secret  order of Masons. Some suspect that this may have been Capt. William Morgan who disappeared after printing an expository work on Freemasonry, and who some believe was murdered by a dark Masonic cult. Whether or not Morgan was "the man", the subject of the book ETIDORHPA - under the guidance of a peculiar being - leads him into the interior of the earth, through a hidden cave in Livingston county, Kentucky., and they eventually reach the hollow interior of the planet, or the "Inner Sphere", some 800 miles under the outer surface of the earth.  The legends of "Aphrodite" apparently had some significance in the inner world, since "Etidorhpa" is "Aphrodite" spelled backwards. (Also see: Walton, Bruce)
LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER., March 25, 1982: Article concerning Russian preparations for construction of a 'Terra-jet' engine to bore 62-125 miles deep into the Earth. (Reprinted in OUTER SPACE PEOPLE AND INNER EARTH PEOPLE, by William L. Blessing)
LOST BOOKS OF THE BIBLE - Apparently a collection of legends concerning Adam and Eve, yet not written by the original couple themselves. The "Book of Adam and Eve" (first ten chapters) refers\s to the earth's interior. The "Second Book of Adam and Eve", 1:1-9, refers to Adam, who was said to have dwelt beneath the eastern border of the Garden of Eden... "And God commanded him to dwell there in a cave in a rock - the Cave of Treasures below the garden.:
LOST PYRAMIDS, THE - Article in FATE magazine, January 1956., pp. 6-7: The 7 great pyramids of Shensi Province, China, the largest being twice the size of the Great Pyramid at Gizeh, Egypt. According to R.C. "Doc" Anderson, these pyramids contain an entrance point to a large tunnel system (Also see: R.C. "Doc" Anderson's account in Warren Smith's bok, THIS HOLLOW EARTH; Also: Ross, John C.)
Louise, Virginia  - NIGHT-SIDE OF GOLD., Budget Book Mfg. Co., San Diego, CA., 1978: Refers to Bigfoot or Sasquatch, which the author believes inhabits a cavern system stretching down through the state of California, through which large subterranean rivers flow. (Also see: Flynn, George)
Lovecraft, Howard P. - THE HORROR IN THE MUSEUM., Arkham House Publishers., Sand City, WI; The Collegiate Press., Menasha, WI; Chapt. 19., pp. 305-372: Contains a reportedly fictitious story by Zealia Bishop, titled THE MOUND, concerning a strange Spanish manuscript discovered in a mound near Binger, Oklahoma, in 1928. Describes a journey made by a Spaniard, 'Panfile  de Zamacona y Nunez', to the subterranean world of 'Xinaian' (pronounced "K'n-yan"). Essentially the same story appeared in THE SHAVER MYSTERY AND THE INNER EARTH, by Timothy Green Beckley, in the form of an old, reprinted newspaper article. Due to the similarities between the book and the article, there seems to be a connection between the two, but whether the story is based upon actual events or legends is uncertain.
Lovelace, Leland., LOST MINES AND BURIED TREASURES., The Naylor Co., San Antonia, TX., 1956: The discovery by two prospectors of a series of caves in the mountains of southwestern Nevada in which they found "furniture of an immense size, as if built by giants," and dishes made of gold and an imperishable alloy, all bearing evidence of being undisturbed for many centuries.
Lukyanenko, Konstantin - CHAMPIONS OF THE UNDERGROUND KINGDOM., Article in THE MOSCOW NEWS WEEKLY., April 20-27., 1980., No, 15 (#2899): A group of Russian speleologists who spent more then 80 days exploring one of the deepest caves in for former U.S.S.R., called "Snezhnaya Cave" - entered high on the side of a mountain on the shore of the Black Sea. Although they did not reach its' end, they discovered several forms off strange subterranean life forms, including large mushrooms, aquatic life, shrimp, and spiders existing at a great depth.
Lyon, William F. & Sherman, M.L. - THE HOLLOW GLOBE, OR THE WORLD'S AGITATOR AND RECONCILER., Religio-Philosophical Publishing House., Chicago, IL., 1868. Reprinted by HEALTH RESEARCH. A treatise on the physical "hollow" conformation of the earth.
Lytton, Lord Edward Bulwer
   --- THE COMING RACE., Joseph Knight Co. Publishers., Boston, MA; Reprinted by HEALTH RESEARCH: The story of a man's encounter with a subterranean civilization called the "Ana" (or "Vril-ya") during the exploration of a strange shaft which he and fellow miners had broken into. This race possessed a powerful force called "Vril", and near the end of the 3rd Reich of Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler heard of this story and created the "Vril Society", and he and his demon-worshiping inner elite attempted to make contact with malevolent subterranean races in order to gain more occult power.
   --- VRIL: THE POWER OF THE COMING RACE., Rudolph Steiner Duplications., Blauvelt, NY.