This article was published in the Autumn 1993 issue of Formulations
by the Free Nation Foundation
Entrepreneurs Announce Project
to Form New Country on Manmade Island

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Mike Oliver, financier of the 1972 attempt to start a country in the New Hebrides, has joined a project to build a floating island city. The Atlantis Project proposes to place its city, Oceania, in the Caribbean fifty miles east of Panama.

Eric Klien of Las Vegas initiated the project with a full page ad in the April 1993 issue of Reason magazine. Joined by Oliver, in May the project distributed the first issue of its newsletter Chain-Breaker, which presented the plan of a floating city, outlined the project in phases, and changed the name of the project from the original Galt's Gulch Development, Ltd. The June issue of Reason carried a two-page ad for the project.

The Constitution of Oceania has been drafted by Klien and Oliver, and this constitution will be the subject of a case study at the October 2, 1993 forum of the Free Nation Foundation.

For those interested, the Atlantis Project may be contacted at: Suite 388, 4132 South Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89103.

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