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Vassos. John - KUBLA KHAN., E.P. Dutton & Co., NY., 1933: Records Samuel Coleridge's poem, KUBLA KHAN., which includes the phrase: "...In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure dome decree, where Alph the sacred river ran through caverns measureless to man, down to a sunless sea..."
Van  Hoof, Kenneth., Ed. - DIAMOND STAR., periodical: Certain issued carried information on the Inner Earth mystery.
Vaughn, Ralph E. - THE SEARCH FOR THE HOLLOW EARTH., Article in BEYOND REALITY magazine., Nov.-Dec. 1975., pp.12-15.
Verill, A. Hyatt - SECRET TREASURES., D. Appleton & Co., NY., 1931: Chapt. 11 - TREASURE CAVES OF BRITAIN.
 Verill, A Hyatt & Ruth - AMERICA'S ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS., NY., p. 94: Presents 'evidence' suggesting that the legendary 'Chico-Moztoc', or 'Place of the Seven Caves' from which the Aztec's - according to tradition - were believed to have emerged from an underground world, is located somewhere in southern Utah, near Kanab.
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Wagner, George H.
   --- ABOUT CAVES AND OTHER SECRET HIDING PLACES IN THE WORLD., Article in SEARCH magazine., Jan. 1967: Describes an underground city 75 miles NW of Portland, OR., nearly 10 miles beneath the earth.
   --- LOST CAVES: SECRET SAUCER BASES? - Article in SAGA'S UFO REPORT., Oct. 1976: Several unusual accounts of lost caves and underground cities, and their connections with the UFO mystery.
Wallace, Irving - SQUARE PEGS., Alfred A. Knopf Co., New York, NY., 1957: Several unorthodox people and their beliefs, including Capt. John Cleves Symmes, who taught that the earth was hollow, inhabited within, and entered through openings at the poles.
Walters, Richard - WANDERERS WHEEL IN MALTA - Article in THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC magazine., Aug. 1940: A network of caverns and tunnels under this Mediterranean island, Malta, the entrance to which were closed by the government after a large group of school children entered the catacombs of the 'Hypogeum of Hal Saflienti', and never returned. (Also see: Crabb, Riley H. - THE REALITY OF THE CAVERN WORLD)
Walton, Bruce (aka 'Branton')
   --- (Ed.) The 'INNER EARTH ENTRANCES' series., self-published: 6 volumes. Unpublished manuscripts containing various reports, legends, stories, and articles concerning the Inner Earth mystery. Reports from several sources on Inner Earth related accounts throughout the world.
   --- THE SALT FLAT MYSTERY., Article in the HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Aug. 1981: Accounts of strange encounters with subterranean beings.
   --- THE EMERGENCE CYCLE (revised)., Article in NEW WORLDS newsletter., Vol. 1, No. 3: Traditions and prophecies from several tribes stating that he subterranean inhabitants of the earth will one day emerge and help to bring about a new world (The original version appeared in the HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Vol. 2., No. 3).,
   --- THE SURFACE CONNECTION., Two-part article appearing in SHAVERTRON magazine ( http://www.shavertron.com )., Issues No. 10-11: The infiltration of the surface world by subterranean beings.
   --- THE DREAM MINE STORY., Unpublished article about an ancient gold mine in central Utah, now sealed, and which reportedly led to nine ancient large caverns containing a fabulous golden treasure trove and huge veins of gold, mined by an ancient pre-Indian civilization... as well as priceless records containing the lost history of this forgotten culture, including a prophecy that the mine will be re-opened and activated at a time of economic collapse to help bring 'relief' to the people at the time. (Also see: Newell, Neil K.)
   --- WAS WILLIAM MORGAN 'THE MAN'? Article in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Aug. 1982: Evidence that William Morgan, a famous former Mason and author of a Masonic expose titled ILLUSTRATIONS OF MASONRY (Chicago, 1827) -- and who according to history disappeared without a trace and was assumed to have been assassinated by angry Masons -- was also the actual author of the book ETIDORHPA (APHRODITE spelled backwards), which was allegedly delivered to John Uri Lloyd by this man who went by the name of 'I Am the Man'). The book describes how 'The Man' was taken by an inner earth being to a cave in Livingston county, Kentucky, and through a labyrinth which eventually led them to the 'hollow' or geoconcavitic interior surface of the earth, some 800-1000 miles below the outer surface. (Also see: Lloyd, John Uri)
Ward, Jimmy - Letter in GRAY BARKER'S NEWSLETTER., Aug. 1982., No. 16: An announcement made by the "Canadian National Research Council" in 1942 of plans for the construction of a vast underground complex to be built by AVRO, which was to cover an area approximately 75 square miles, between British Columbia and Alberta, and bordering on the state of Washington on the south, and the Peace River district on the north. No further word of the project has been released.
Warren, Martha - MANDAN-HIDATSA MYTHS AND CEREMONIES., p. 10: The Mandan tribal belief that their ancestors in ancient times emerged from a subterranean land through a cave at the foot of a high cliff-bank on the north side of the Missouri River, near where the river meets the ocean, or at least where it did so in ancient times.
Warren, William F. - PARADISE FOUND, OR THE CRADLE  OF THE HUMAN RACE AT THE NORTH POLE., Fieldcrest Publishing., New York, NY., n.d., reprinted by HEALTH RESEARCH: The belief that the human race originated from a hidden paradise that is accessed through secret route via the north pole.
Watkins, Leslie - ALTERNATIVE 003., First published in London; Reprint - Avon Books., New York, NY., 1978., 239 pp. Pages 99-102: The government's knowledge of the existence of entire cities, linked by an elaborate complex of tunnels, far beneath the surface of the Earth, and illuminated by a strange green luminescence, the remains of which have been found under many parts of the world.
Watson, Michael - SENATE OF WONDERS., First issue - Feb. 1973., Approximately 6 issues printed, some containing Inner Earth material.
Weaver, John - Articles in THE LONDON DAILY TELEGRAPH., Describes the explorations of two cavernous 'craters' in the southern Venezuelan plateau of "Sarisarinama" within which have been discovered prehistoric forms of plant and animal life:
   1. 'LOST WORLD' SOUGHT IN 650-FT. HOLE., Feb. 4, 1974.
   2. 'LOST WORLD' MEN GO BACK., Feb. 17., 1974.
(Also see: Charroux, Robert - MYSTERIES OF THE ANDES)
Wentworth, James
   --- GIANTS IN THE EARTH., Palmer Publications., Amherst, WI., 1973., 120 pp., illus: In ancient times a super race of Giants known as the Atlans and the Titans lived on the earth. They fled first to underground caverns, and later many of them left for a new home in the Universe in a great space migration to escape the deadly radioactivity which the sun at that ancient time was emitting, leaving behind their subterranean cities filled with wonderful machines and records.
   --- GIANTS IN THE EARTH., Article in  SEARCH magazine., Summer, 1979: Concerning the 'Shaver Mystery' of two opposing groups of subterranean dwellers, the Dero or D-Forces and the Tero or T-Forces.
   --- GIANTS IN THE EARTH - REVISED., Article in SHAVERTRON ( http://www.shavertron.com ), No. 9., Fall 1981: Supplementary material relating to the author's book - GIANTS IN THE EARTH.
   --- THE MARGARET ROGERS STORY., Article in SEARCH magazine., Aug. 1958., pp. 46-49: Supplementary information about MARGARET Rogers' contacts with the 'NEPHLI', a race of giant humans who live in caverns deep beneath the surface of Mexico, as well as later events in her life. (Also see: Rogers, Margaret)
Werner, Alice - See: Ananikikian, Mardiras H.
West, Henry - Letter in THE SHAVER MYSTERY MAGAZINE., Vol. 1, No. 1: The writer's discovery of a "bottomless cave" in the hills south of Midvale, Utah.
Whipple, Walt - LOST TEN TRIBE? Brigham Young University., Provo, UT., n.d. 1958(?)., 35 pp., Limited edition: Several theories explaining the present whereabouts of the Lost Ten Tribes of Israel, including the supposition that they now exist within the hollow concave of the earth, or in a warm hidden polar country, free of ice.
Whiston, William - A NEW THEORY OF THE EARTH., Arno Press., New York, NY., 388 pp., illus., 1978.
White, Arnold - Letter to Victor Pence, editor of COMSEP magazine, n.d.: Describes a strange "haunted mine" located somewhere near the Newfoundland-Quebec border in Canada, which the writer and two other speleologist friends of his explored. Also describes their discovery of an entrance to a  subterranean world inhabited by a scientifically advanced 'race', who allowed them to enter their 'world' to receive a message for the inhabitants surface world. (Also appears in THE SUBTERRANEAN WORLD, by Timothy Green Beckley)
Whitell, Evelyn - HEALING UNDER TROPICAL SKIES., 1938: Legends of secret ancient 'Lemurian' tunnels which are supposed to connect most or all of the Hawaiian islands... and which were known only  to the ancient 'kings and kahuuas'.
Whitfield, Joseph - TREASURE OF EL DORADO., Occidental Press., Washington, DC: Information on the Inner Earth and ancient underground cities.
WHO KNOWS WHAT EVIL LURKS IN A BLACK HOLE? IT'S A DEEP, DEEP MYSTERY INDEED., Article in THE EVERETT HERALD., Everett, WA., March 17, 1980: A strange hole which "eats" and "erupts" everything that is thrown into it, and Speleologists who explored this hole, which suddenly appeared in the yard of Jim Johnson, of Tacoma. Explorers observed in the hole/tunnel "little cone-shaped things" which "they could not explain."
Wight, George D. & Charles Marcoux - I LIVE WITH THE TEROS., Two-part article in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Aug. & Oct. 1982: Reports of an entrance to a strange cavern between Batesville and Cushman, Arkansas, known as "Blowing Cave", and which reportedly contains a hidden route down into a "cavernous world" filled with strange creatures, including reptilians and giant 'snakes' which are in conflict with a race of peaceful yet strong human beings. A group of cave explorers, including George Wight himself, explored these caverns and befriended the humans who lived in this subterranean world, and decided to remain below.
Wilbert, Johannes - YUPA FOLKTALES., pp. 8-14: The belief of the Yupa Indians of the Sierra de Perija Mountains of Venezuela, of an underground world inhabited by a race of human 'dwarfs' called the 'Pipintu'.
Wilfehrt, George - ALIENS UNDER ICE., Three-part article in OFFICIAL UFO magazine., Aug., Sept. & Oct. 1979: Concerns an ancient race, discovered by government explorers, beneath the icy surface of Antarctica. This 'race' was allegedly reptilian in nature, and in cryogenic freeze. When awakened these reptilians - disguised as human due to some process of shape-shifting - allegedly killed and 'replaced' some of the explorers. Many of these reptilian shapeshifters now reportedly occupy key positions (especially Masonically-connected positions) within the highest levels of economics, government, and religion. A similar incident reportedly occurred beneath the ice of Siberia, and involved Russian scientists. (Reprinted in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Vol. 4, Nos. 1-3)
Wilgus, Neal - DOWN TO EARTH., Article in SAMISDAT magazine, issue #20 - June, 1976., Discussions on the 'Hollow Earth' mystery, and of various possible entrances into the 'inner world'.
Wilhelm, Charles A. - WHY I BELIEVE., Article in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Vol. 2, No. 12: Several reasons why the author of the article believed in the possibility of human subterranean dwellers, as well as various other types of plant and animal life forms which may exist in vast caverns beneath the surface of the earth.
Wilkins, Harold  T.
   --- AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHS & MYSTERIES., Chilton Books., Radnor, PA; Reprint by Signet Books, NY; Thomas Nelson Sons, Ltd., Don Mills, Ont., Canada. Chapter - TUNNELS OF THE TITANS., pp. 47-57: Native myths, legends, and stories about the underground world.
   --- FLYING SAUCERS UNCENSORED., Reprinted by Citadel Press., New York, NY., pp. 97-98: A description by the 12th century monk, 'Gervase of Tilbury', of the emergence of two "green children" from a small cave or hole in the earth near Wolfpittes (Woolpit), seven miles east of Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England. After emerging they wandered around, and lost track of their point of emergence. However, after being taken in and cared for my local villagers, they eventually learned the English language. The children with green-tinted skin - when eventually faded away and became pinkish-tan - told their hosts that the cave that they emerged from led to a subterranean world of twilight, which they called "Saint Martin's Land", possibly so-named by a 'Saint' who discovered this underground land years before. (This incident also appears in THE SHAVER MYSTERY AND THE INNER EARTH, edited by Timothy Green Beckley, and in an article titled THE GREEN CHILDREN, in the Winter 1979-1980 issue of SEARCH magazine., written by W. Raymond Drake)
   --- MYSTERIES OF ANCIENT SOUTH AMERICA., Reprinted by Citadel Press., New York, NY., 216 pp., illus.,: Stories and legends relating to ancient 'Atlantean' tunnels beneath the surface of South America, and of underground cities of a vanished race, which are known to exist deep beneath the surface of the South  American jungles.
   --- SECRET CITIES OF OLD SOUTH AMERICA., Rider & Co., London, England, n.d.: Generally theorizes that parts of South America contain the remains of ancient Atlantis, thrust upward during great upheavals in ancient times. This work refers to other underground tunnels and stories of underground civilizations. This book was reportedly originally  suppressed in the U.S., however it is now available in certain libraries.
   --- STRANGE MYSTERIES OF TIME AND SPACE., London, England., 1958., Reprinted by Citadel Press., New York, NY., 1959., pp. 149-150: Stories of strange disappearances of people and explorers within caverns.
Williams, John J. - CALIFORNIA FLOATS ON THE OCEAN?!., Article in REBEL magazine., March 1980., No. 6: A description of an enormous labyrinth of aquatic caverns beneath the west coast states of North America, entered through huge underwater entrances off the continental shelf of the Pacific ocean, and which, according to the article, are secretly being explored by U.S. nuclear submarines, and charted and mapped for several miles inland; also reports of one submarine and its crew which, having become lost within the vast labyrinth of seemingly endless caverns, were never heard from again. The only known nuclear submarine to disappear without a trace was the 'THRESHER', and several people at the time had strange dreams about the THRESHER upon its' disappearance, such as one who had a nocturnal vision wherein they saw the words "The Thresher is the Reaper".
Willoughby, Cosette
   --- THE WEE ONES., Article in THE NEW ATLANTEAN JOURNAL., Fall 1979: The writers numerous encounters with a race of "little people" who live in underground caverns beneath the deserts near Fairacres, NM.
  --- Letter in INNER EARTH ENTRANCES., Vol. 4., by Bruce Walton: Refers to entrances northwest of Silver City, NM., north of 'Truth or Consequences', NM; and an underground city entered through a cave in the Don Anna Mountains of New Mexico, found by a couple who lived in the subterranean city for several years before returning to the surface.
Willoughby-Meade, G. - CHINESE GHOULS AND GOBLINS., Robert Maclehose & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, Scotland., 1962: Records two incidents of encounters with subterranean phenomena in China. A man named Wang was pulled into the earth by a huge 'hand' which rose out pf a fissure which opened in the ground in 765 A.D.  Also, a monk in Hangchow, China, who was pulled into a well by a "long black arm" which emerged from the depths after a flagstone which covered the depths of the well was removed.
Wilson, Don - OUR MYSTERIOUS SPACESHIP MOON., Dell Publishing Co. Inc., New York, NY., pp. 99-107: Records the findings of Apollo 14 and 15's seismic experiments which indicated that the moon vibrates, or "rings" like a bell when struck by meteors. Also the findings which suggest the possibility that the moon is hollow, with a metallic crust 60 miles thick. Some theories as to why this is verge on the extreme, for instance one theory is that the moon is actually an artificial sphere, a vast spaceship that was used in the most ancient times by a pre-Adamic Luciferic 'race' which fled to earth after losing an ancient war in the heavens. (Also see: Snyder, Al; & FATE magazine., July 1962 - "The Earth - A Vast 'Bell'")
Wilson, H. H. (Translated by) - VISHNU PURANA., London, England., 1865., (An ancient manuscript that may date as far back as 2000 B.C.): The Hindu belief that a race of reptiloids, or serpent beings called the 'Nagas', which live in an underground cavern 'world' called 'Patala', with it's infernal capital city-lair of 'Bhogavita'. (Also see: Tomas, Andrew - ON THE SHORES OF ENDLESS WORLDS)
Williamson, George Hunt
   --- ROAD IN THE SKY., Neville Spearman Ltd., London, England., 1959: A belief by some of  the  natives of Africa in a race of humans of a highly advanced nature who inhabit the interior of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa's largest mountain.
   --- SECRET PLACES OF THE LION., Neville Spearman Ltd., London, England., 1958: Refers to a secret underground temple under the Sphinx in Egypt, and stories of an ancient spaceship buried under the great pyramid.
Wilstach, Paul - ISLANDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN: A HOLIDAY., Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, IN., 1926., 330 pp.: Unusual catacombs beneath the island of Malta, which are believed to contain an entrance to a vast cavern world. (Also see: Crabb, Riley H.)
Wiseman, Alan - Letter in THE HOLLOW HASSLE newsletter., Aug. 1982: Refers to caverns beneath the Texas Instruments complex next to the LBJ Freeway, near Dallas, TX., below a certain building beginning with an "S". Also reports on a group of 'Shaver Mystery' fans who were allowed to enter the tunnels and caverns to observe the 'little green men and women' who were discovered living in the underground caverns by the explorers.
Wolfe, Louis - THE DEEPEST HOLE IN THE WORLD., a 'Science Explorer Book'., G. P. Putnam & Sons., New York, N.Y., 1964: The story of 'Project Mohole'. Chapters 1 & 2 refer to various Inner Earth beliefs, mentioning theorists such as Leslie, Euler, Halley, Symmes, Teed, ad several others, including inner earth fiction writers. (Also see: Bascom, Willard)
Write, T. - SAINT PATRICK'S PURGATORY: A MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE IN IRELAND., Seymour, St. John, Drelincourt, Dundal: W. Tempest., 1918., 107 pp. illus.: Pilgrimages made by medieval knights and saints to a cave on the island of 'St. Patrick's Purgatory'(Station Island, County Donegal), where they made strange journey's into the lower world, encountering many tests that would purge and try their very souls. (Also see: Patch, Howard R.)
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X, Michael (pseud.) - The author of several books in the early 1950's, including RAINBOW CITY AND THE INNER EARTH PEOPLE. Gray Barker Books reprinted many of his works. (See: Barton, Michael X.)
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YES, THE EARTH IS REALLY HOLLOW., Article in THE GLOBE., April 20, 1980., p. 27: Examines the views of 'Hollow Earth' researchers Allan Michaels, William Shavers, and Prof. William Jameson.
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Zechariah (Sitchin) - THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN., St. Martin's Press., NY., 1980., pp. 21-23 - Describes Alexander the Great's journey into the "caverns of the gods"; pp. 52-57 - Refers to ancient Egyptian writings about the subterranean paradise of 'Seker', often visited by ancient kings and initiates.
Zirkle, Conway - THE THEORY OF CONCENTRIC SPHERES., Article in ISIS magazine., Vol. 37, Nos. 109-110., 1947: A discussion of the 'Symmes Theory' of concentric spheres, and the arguments for and against the possibility of a hollow, concavitic earth, and of its interior inhabitants.