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Filer's Files #12 - 2004

From: George A. Filer <Majorstar.nul>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 15:13:34 -0500
Fwd Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2004 21:52:43 -0500
Subject: Filer's Files #12 - 2004

Filer's Files #12-2004 Skywatch Investigations.
George A. Filer, Director MUFON Eastern
March 10, 2004, Webmaster: Chuck Warren --
My website is at: www.georgefiler.com/

Mars =96 The Living Planet

Since 1877, when Schiaparelli announced his discovery that a
network of straight lines covered Mars surface, this finding has
been the subject of great controversy among astronomers.
American astronomer Percival Lowell thought the lines
represented the work of intelligent beings, and interpreted them
has canals that brought water from the poles and caused green
vegetation that sprouted each spring in 60 degree weather at the

Throughout my life I have searched the ruins of ancient
civilizations in Egypt, Mexico, US, Turkey, and England.
Additionally, as an intelligence officer, I evaluated bomb
damaged sites in Vietnam. Preliminary Filer' Research Institute
findings indicate we have found evidence of an ancient
civilization on Mars. An early and non-conclusive theory
indicates an extraterrestrial settlement was destroyed most
likely by an asteroid or meteorite blasting debris out of the
Gusev Crater for several miles around with the power of an
atomic bomb.

We have nicknamed the city "Gavesak" based on some of the
letters or symbols we have found. The area is covered with
millions of rocks laying in the soil sticking up in various
angles. Some have landed on each other. Consequently, we are
looking at bits and pieces of rock that appear to be the remains
of what as once a city or temple. Although it is difficult to
determine a date this happened based on the slim evidence, all
indications are that the blast occurred thousands, if not
millions of years ago.

Gusav Crater Contains Fossils

There is the fascinating possibility that the water-laid
sediments in Gusev crater could contain fossils. In 1995, Gusev
crater was included in NASA's report, "An Exobiological Strategy
for Mars Exploration" (NASA Publication SP-530) as a priority
site for future biological exploration.

If intelligent life existed on Mars the Ma'adim Vallis, in the
southern cratered uplands, one of the largest valley networks on
the planet is an ideal place for city. There would have been
plenty of river water available from the valley that extends
some 900 kilometers, passing through the 160-km-diameter Gusev
crater at 14.7oS, 184.5oW. Younger, smaller impact craters on
the southern and northern rims of Gusev opened the pathway for
water from Ma'adim Vallis. Although some construction or
blasting could have opened the flow of the river.

The Martian climate, large amounts of water, composition of the
soils does not rule out life either past or present. It is
difficult to determine which impact caused the destruction of
"Gavesak" and the ejection of its debris around the crater.

Viking Lander Found a Letter 'B' on Mars

When the Viking Space Craft landed on Mars in 1976, it captured
images of a rock with a 'B' symbol carved into a rock. It was
dismissed because it was unlikely Martians would use our English
alphabet. Many of us thought it might be Martian, and in January
of 1977, the National Geographic came out with an article
favorable to the search for life providing data by Dr. Gerald V.
Levin one of the most brilliant scientists in the country.

Cyanobacteria Found by Microbioligist

Microbiologist Dr. Annamarie Johnstone writes, Proof that living
microorganisms exist in the soil on Mars, was found in 1976,
during the Mars Viking Lander Mission. Dr. Gerald V. Levin, came
to this conclusion after developing a successful technique,
using automated instruments, to detect microbial life that has
earthlike metabolism. In his Labeled Release Experiment of the
Lander Project, Martian soil was inoculated into sterile culture
media and incubated, to detect gas production. A circadian
(daily) rhythm of 24.66 hour gas release indicated that
microbial life exists in the top layer of the Martian surface.
The current Mars Opportunity Rover spectrographic instruments
found elevated levels of sulfur in the form of sulfates in the
Martian soil, that would indicate an abundance of available
oxygen to oxidize sulfur to this state. Photosynthetic, oxygen
producing Cyanobacteria in and on the Mars substrate may be the
source of oxygen for oxidation of sulfur, as well as iron, on
the planet.

As Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta) increased the oxygen content of
the earth's atmosphere in the Proterozoic era, iron sediments
were oxidized into red ferric oxide, resulting in a change of
color in earth's sedimentary layers from gray to red. If like
bacteria are present on Mars, this may account for the
preponderance of red sediments on Mars, as well. Cyanobacteria
are also known as Blue Green Algae (Cyanophyta), prokaryotic
(primitive) cells lacking a nuclear membrane and some cellular
organelles. Blue and green pigments in the cells are involved in
photosynthetic metabolism. The "Blueberries" described in the
Mars Opportunity Rover report may be living Cyanobacteria
encased in a protective fungal sheath (lichens) and or
fossilized Cyanobacteria called stromatolites. The latter
develop as these bacteria initiate precipitation of calcium
carbonate in water, surrounding the bacterial colonies, and
trapping the cells in sedimentary concretions. This process
continues to occur on the earth today and may occur on Mars when
water is available. "Blueberries" in the sedimentary rock layers

Mars may be stromatolites. Thanks to Dr. Annamarie Johnstone,
Ph.D. owner of Aquatox, a marine environental consulting firm

The famous blueberries on Mars

Journal of Microscopy Claims Life on Mars

It is interesting to note that, "The Journal of Microscopy
announced just last week that Australian scientists believe they
have found evidence that life once existed on Mars." They have
found that microscopic fossils of primitive bacteria-like
organisms in a Mars meteorite match characteristics of bacteria
found in mud in Queensland."

Evidence of an Ancient Civilization Found

Our examination of thousands of images has led us to theorize
that we might be observing an ancient civilization similar to
the Mayan/Olmec or Egyptian Civilizations. Strangely, the
symbols and writing are very similar to English.

The symbols or letters A, E, G, H, P, V, and Y have been found.
The Y symbol is the most numerous and often has deep round holes
drilled at the three corners. This gives us a clue concerning
when the symbols may have been brought to Earth.

'Y' is not in the Phoenician alphabet, but is in the Greek
alphabet. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica the Egyptians
first developed writing very suddenly with hieroglyphics, but
with the invention of papyrus paper much was passed on to the
Phoenicians, in about the 10th century BC. The Phoenicians are
thought to have developed most of our known alphabet with 24
consonants that were then transmitted to Greece. Ezekiel records
that he saw the wheel near Babylon about 600 BC. We can
speculate that there was some form of contact at that period.

Many rocks appear to have artistic carvings and craftsman like
work in the stone. One rock appears to be the sculptured head of
a nobleman that looks very similar to depiction's of heads found
today in the Yucatan Peninsula and the ancient Maya region of

Notice the 'Y' at the lower right carved in stone.
Note: Side view of face similar to Mayan Photo below from
National Geographic Society "The Mysterious Maya" of similar
facial structure and head dress.

Mayan writing is quite different from that found on Mars. It is
apparent that the development of an alphabet on Mars and a
similar one here by accident is very unlikely and indicates some
sort of communication between the planets. A study or our
alphabet and the Martian one would likely reveal a time frame of
intervention. Also the carvings suggest large humanoids.

The Bible give us some hints, "God created man in his likeness."
And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of
the earth, and daughters were born unto them, that the sons of
God saw the daughters of men were fair; and they took them wives
of all which they chose. There were giants in the earth in those
days and also after that, when the sons of god came in unto the
daughters of men of renown." Genesis Chapter 6. 1,2,- 4

The faces on the Martian rocks provide a clue to the origin of
some races on Earth. They remind me of the classic features on
the Olmec or Maya natives in Mexico, Belize, and Guatemala. When
I visited Mexico, I noticed the sloped back heads, large wide
noses and lips on many of the Mayan people. Some of the
construction debris also reminds me of much of the stone
construction throughout the ancient Middle East. I suggest
caution, because a great deal more study is needed to confirm
these preliminary findings.

Notice the square hole found in several stones to stabilize
construction and possible face.

We get some interesting confirmation from the story of creation
of the Mayas contained in "The Code of the Kings," book by Linda
Schele and Peter Mathews. "The third Creation was destroyed by a
great flood on earth. When the Maize Gods arrived at the place
of the new Creation, they sprang up from a crack in the back of
a Cosmic Turtle." The Maya saw this turtle as the three stars
that we call Orion's Belt, and they also saw the crack in the
turtle's back as the ball court. Once reborn, the Maize Gods
directed four old gods to set up the first Hearth of Creation to
center the new order. The gods set up this hearth on
or August 13, 3114 B.C." page 37

So the Maya's and scholars claim a connection. We continue to
gather proof of a former civilization on Mars and urge your
input. We urgently need archeologists, biologists, zoologists
and people with similar expertise.

JPL/NASA has informed us that since there was no chance of life on
Mars, they do not have expertise in these fields of life.
Additionally, there are no tests for life contained on the Mars
Rovers. Their $800 million purpose for the landings was to find
water and they have accomplished their mission.

Both Cosmonauts and Astronauts such as Edgar Mitchell who walked on
the moon are making pronouncements that the Earth has been
visited by extraterrestrials. See:


Astronaut Gordon Cooper in his book "A Leap of Faith" tells the
reader his strong views on the existence of extraterrestrial
intelligence and even the distinct possibility that we have
already had contact." His photographic team at Edwards Air Force
Base photographed a landing of a disc craft. Astronaut Gordon
Cooper in his book states, "During my final years with NASA, I
became involved in a different kind of adventure: undersea
treasure hunting in Mexico. One day, accompanied by a National
Geographic photographer, we landed in a small plane on an island
in the Gulf of Mexico; local residents pointed out to them
pyramid-shaped mounds, where they found ruins, artifacts and
bones. I contacted the

Mexican government and was put in touch with the head of the
National Archaeology Department, Pablo Bush Romero." Together
with Mexican archeologists the two went back to the site. After
some excavating,

Cooper writes, "The age of the ruins was confirmed at 3000 B.C.

Compared with other advanced civilizations, relatively little
was known about the Olmecs who made large statues of their
faces." "Engineers, farmers, artisans, and traders, the Olmecs
had a remarkable civilization.

But it is still not known where they originated... Among the
findings that intrigued me most: that, when translated, turned
out to be mathematical formulas used to this day for navigation,
and accurate drawings of constellations, some of which would not
be officially 'discovered' until the age of modern telescopes.
"It was this, rather than his experiences as an astronaut, that
triggered Gordon Cooper's "Leap of faith":

"This left me wondering: Why have celestial navigation signs if
they weren't navigating celestially?" And he asks: "If 'someone'
had helped the Olmecs with this knowledge, from whom did they
get it?"

Thanks to Gordon Cooper's book, "A Leap of Faith"Chapter 11

Sea Lilly's on Mars

Jason Lange writes, "I'm very familiar with fossils found in
Colorado, and the fossils are shown are Crinoids (sea lillys)
they are very common here on earth and I've seen thousands.
There are many different types. They are found where a body of
water once existed. If this is a crinoid like I believe it is,
then there was life on Mars." Thanks to Jason Lange (Grand
Junction Colorado)

Others See Faces on Mars

Mr. Filer, First, I must congratulate you on your excellent
site at: ww.georgefiler.com/ . I came upon it by surfing and
spent a good hour perusing your links and articles. Something
became quite apparent to me upon first viewing, and I am
wondering if you have noticed it as well. In your fourth picture
down in the main page (ET Rock), I noticed a distinctly alien
face. I don't have Photoshop, and I cannot outline the face on
the picture as I see it, so I will try to describe it as best as
I can. Maybe you will be able to outline it.  Let's imagine the
E Rock is a gerbil facing left. You can see it's snout and the
ear, laying against its body, the buttocks resting on the
ground. If you look where the eye would be you can see a dark
oval/round shape that can work as an eye. Above the dark
oval/round shape you see a smaller bean-sized dark shape (maybe
70% NE from the shape and directly above it). Above from this
shape, to the right and some 60% NE from the kidney bean shape
we can see a shape that looks like an eye.  Ok, so take the
eye, the kidney bean shape, which looks like a nose, and the
dark oval/round shape, which looks like a gaping mouth, and you
have a distinct alien face. The right eye is missing, but the
alien appearance is very obvious to me. Glaring.Thanks to
Acriedel. Please visit my weblog at:


Engineer Norman Bryden writes, "Here are the links to the full
image of the forest and other objects. Put this image on a
large screen TV and look at the many objects in the image. There
are fallen trees, live ones and many structures. Thanks to Norm


Conceding that Mars has the chemistry necessary for life is
tantamount to an open invitation for microbiologists to join
JPL's zealously guarded ranks. For scientists supposedly
enamored with "searching for life" on the Red Planet, the JPL
team has always been careful to exclude the life sciences from
its post-Viking Mars ventures that cost close to a billion
dollars. Neither of the rovers has any life-detection
instrumentation nor do future probes have instruments for
detecting life. I urge Dr.Charles Elachi Director Jet Propulsion
Laboratory to look at some of these images that appear as
present vegetation, trees, and a possible river on Mars.

Note: We need experts in life sciences and archeology.

New York =96 Flying Triangle and Huge UFO

NYACK -- When crossing the Tappan Zee bridge on February 21,
2004, at 3 PM, my wife snapped photos of the area because she
though it would be a nice place to buy a house. I downloaded the
pictures and to my surprise there was some thing in the picture
that shouldn't have been there. UFOcenter

New York City (Brooklyn) -- A magazine/book editor and writer
was walking down Pacific Street in Brooklyn, on February 14,
2004, about 7:30 PM, when he saw a glowing whitish neon-green
orb shoot through the sky, going south west, faintly lighting up
the night. He reports, "I stopped in my tracks as it moved as
fast as a shooting star, straight on the horizon, about 30,000
feet but it was huge." The size of tennis ball at arm's length,
perfectly spherical, and it left a trail in its wake. It receded
as it moved away from me in a straight line, and then vanished
into the darkness. "I've never seen anything like it before in
my life!" Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Delaware -Circular Lights

NEWCASTLE -- Every night you can see this round object in the
sky that only moves slightly in the vicinity o Newcastle Air
Base. Sometimes it will move real fast. Other times you can see
military planes circling around it, usually when it is lower.
You can definitely tell it is not a plane, star, or anything
that is a common sight on a daily basis. On February 28, 2004,
at 6 PM, we saw it. You can see it best, when there are clouds
in the sky and there are no stars visible to the eye. Sometimes
it will vanish suddenly. but it is very suspicious. UFOcenter

Florida =96 Lights and Flying Triangle

NOKOMIS The object appeared to be over the Gulf of Mexico on
February 11, 2004, at 8 PM. At first there were three lights
with rays of light above and below. Then two sets of three
smaller lights appeared between the three lights. It began
vertical and depending where you stood it was horizontal or at
varying degrees turned. There were up to 21 lights. I called the
police and an officer witnessed this as well. He called in a
helicopter and when it was headed in the direction of the lights
they disappeared only to return within five minutes. We saw them
in the same location from night fall until 8 PM, so for three
other nights and then we returned from our vacation. UFOcenter

FT. WALTON BEACH - A craft was hovering over an area at the edge
of Eglin Air Force base runway on February 13, 2004, at 9:30 PM.
The craft was triangular with bright lights at bottom and
maneuvered up and down and side ways with absolutely no sound
and appeared to be about the size of a Stealth. The craft was
either on or near the air base and was sighted by someone who is
very familiar with that area. I am convinced the Air Force had
to have known about this craft or was responsible for it.
Perhaps the reason so many UFO sightings are in the Panama City
area. Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Alabama - Fireball Like the Shuttle Explosion!

HARTSELLE - A couple was leaving their parents house on February
22, 2004, at 8:05 PM, when they noticed the brightest object
they had ever seen in the sky. It traveled across the sky in a
northwestern trajectory. The witnesses commented, "It was almost
identical to the footage of the recent shuttle explosion and we
saw it burning entering the Earth's atmosphere with the longest
tail we have ever seen. " We watched the last meteor shower in
its entirety and never saw anything resembling this!" It
traveled about 10 feet then exploded. After that it traveled
about 25 more feet and exploded again and the show was over. My
father-in-law works for NASA and has confirmed no humans in
space at that time with the exception of the space station which
moved over head thirty minutes earlier. He contributes this to
falling space debris.Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Ohio - Silver Metallic Wingless Cigar

LYNDHURST -- Driving north on Brainard road, just before
Mayfield on February 11, 2004, at 8:22 AM, the witness noticed a
long, silver object about 50 degrees above horizon. He was
stopped at a traffic light and realized the object had no wings
or tail assembly. It was 1/2 inch in length at arm's length with
high reflectivity and one dark spot midway on the body. The
object kept a constant side on view, rapidly receded away to the
north in less than five seconds and disappeared. It did not bank
and turn, there was no vapor trail, I heard no sound. Thanks to
Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Oklahoma =96 Saucers and Three Bright Lights Hovering

SALLISAW =96 The observers saw a very bright light in the
southwest sky on February 14, 2004, about 7:30 PM, that seemed
to be hovering at a low altitude. They state, "We began to look
around and saw two more, one to the east, and the other to the
west. We got our binoculars out to get a better look and saw a
saucer shaped object, it was very large. The object seemed to
have very bright lights in quarter sections around it. The
lights were fire red, purple, orange and a light green color.
 The other two were the same but smaller. the one in the
southwest was lowering itself slowly to the ground as it did it
turned triangular shaped and all we could see was a fire red
color with clear, bright light glowing around it. It went down
into the side of a mountain. Then we started looking at the
other two. They moved back and forth and up and down then they
just disappeared. Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Texas - Disc Shaped Object

ALEDO -- At about 5:00 PM, the witness spotted something outside
on February 27, 2004, at 5:30 PM, asked his family about a high
flying object. The second witness went outside and looked up to
see an object floating along at a leisurely pace. The object
would waiver back and forth showing that it was a flat disc. I
watched it for about 10 minutes before it floated quite high and
became very hard to see. I wouldn't be reporting this except for
the fact that this object seemed to be rather large, and it was
a disc shape. There were no lights at all on the object, no
sound, and it had a shiny metallic skin. I "think" there was a
design on the flat face of the object, but I couldn't make it
out. Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Washington -- Three Hovering Sparkling Objects

SEATTLE -- While taking a walk on Capitol Hill overlooking
Downtown waterfront on February 29, 2004, at 11:20 PM, the
witnesses noticed a rapidly sparkling object in the sky. It had
no FAA strobe pattern and was sparkling at a rapid pace changing
colors all the while. It would change colors from a bright
white to yellow, blue, bright red, and green which could be seen
just before it dimmed. We watched it for almost an hour hoping
it would move or do something but all it did was hover in the
same spot. No star field was visible this night and it was too
close and bright to be a star.

I must say that we saw two other objects that matched the
description of the main object, but the two other ones were
farther away and disappeared from view. I am not sure if they
flew away in the opposite direction to us or if they literally
disappeared. They were in a row stretching out to the west.

Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

Canada =96 Flying Disco Light

CALGARY =96 The witness, a business owner, was facing west and
noticed a strange very high pitched sound. I looked up and saw
what appeared to be a helicopter with a flashing red tail light
on February 12, 2004, at 2:3O AM. It made no sound as it
circled about 150 meters over my roof in about a half kilometer
radius around the neighborhood. It circled counterclockwise 3
times going over the roof out of sight each time. I also could
not see any of the fuselage except for a faint half-circle that
I guess was the front. Then suddenly, just before it disappeared
over the roof for the third time a rectangular pulsing-strobe
light fired up under the half-circle and it was also
multicolored. The hair on my neck stood up and I ran to get my
binoculars. Disappointingly, I had no film for my camera. It
circled two more times over the house but did not fire its
strange light. Another very weird thing, when I looked at it
through the binocs I could not make out any details of the
fusalage. Thanks to Brian Vike CANADA HBCC Research

Caribbean Cruise - Not Planes But UFOs

Cozumel, Mexico - A group of observers were on a Royal Caribbean
cruise ship, the Navigator of the Seas.The witness states, "I
was celebrating my 15th birthday and we got out of the disco for
teens around 3:50 AM, on February 14, 2004, when my friends and
my chaperons saw three bright lights." They were white, they
weren't moving and were positioned on a diagonal line. We
thought they were planes, but they didn't move and they didn't
have lights like a plane. We were over water so there wasn't
any land nearby and they didn't make sounds like a plane. Then,
we thought they were lights on an island but there were no
islands. They weren't satellites because they were too close to
the ocean. (The day before we left Cozumel, we heard of many
sightings in Mexico.) After a while the first UFO, the lowest
one took off, colored lights turned on and it disappeared. The
second lowest UFO took off the same way and there was no sound
and no trail Finally, the third one took off the same way and
we were really scared!! That's when I realized that maybe those
stories about UFO's could be true. Thanks to Peter Davenport

UK/England =96 Cigar Shaped UFO

CHELMSFORD -- The 5 craft hovered in a triangle shape and then
seemed to freeze, and then the craft sped off without a trace on
February 13, 2004, at 3 PM. The craft were fully visible and
were quite low, the bottom side of the craft each had a black
circle on the bottom. They sounded like a cross between a lawn
mower and a vacuum cleaner. Inside the house all radios had a
strange chatter on them which stopped when the craft went away.
When the craft left there was a light red trail which hung
around for about 10 minutes. Before the craft left little black
dots (like spores) fell to earth

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE --- Three friends were standing on the
bridge on February 12, 2004, at 12:43 PM, when all of a sudden a
long shaped craft appeared. It had a white flashing light in
the center which was surrounded by six to eight blue lights. It
stayed still, then disappeared off into the sky again. ((NUFORC
Note: Date is approximate. PD))

Poland -Three Flying Triangles Moving Fast

WARSAW -- We were going home with my friends taking a shortcut
by the forest on February 21, 2004, at 2 PM; suddenly we saw
three triangle shaped aircraft moving from south to north at a
terrific speed. We heard a little bit strange sound; it was
something like an electrical transformer or high voltage
converter. Two of these flying triangles had four lights, and
three of them were in the corners of the triangular shape
vehicles and had blue color. One light was at the center of the
plane/ship with a red/orange color and was pulsing. The third
ship was bigger than those two described above and had more
lights located at the edges. The objects were flying in 'V'
formation and were looking marvelous... I'll never forget this
night. ((NUFORC Note: Report appears to have been submitted from
Poland. PD)) Thanks to Peter Davenport UFOcenter

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