Shocking Facts About Bermuda Triangle


Bermuda Triangle has always been engulfed by mysteries. Many theories revolve around the mysterious disappearances of ships and aero planes from the area. Some give scientific explanations; some blame it to be supernatural. Here are some of the most interesting facts about the world’s most intriguing mystery.

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  1. Many of us have heard of the Bermuda Triangle, it is also known as The Devil’s Sea and also The Hoodoo Sea.
  2. The first person to witness strange goings-on in the area was actually Christopher Columbus, on his first trip through the area. He stated that he saw mysterious lights and had difficulty with the compass as it did funny things.
  3. There are often no signs of debris or anything to do with the object that has gone missing in this area. This is said to be because the Gulf Stream runs the Bermuda Triangle and it can very quickly get rid of any debris, thus leaving no sign of any incident.
  4. The area of the Bermuda Triangle is said to be around 440,000 miles of sea. This is an area much larger than Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma combined.
  5. The most famous case till date of the Bermuda Triangle is the disappearances of a plane called flight 19 and also search planes that were sent out to try and find them. Combined 27 men and 6 planed were never found. This happened in 1945.
  6. There have been approximately 1,000 lives taken in the past 100 years, apparently caused by the Bermuda Triangle. It is tricky to navigate the area.
  7. Possible theories include UFOs, the lost city of Atlantis, a Wormhole and even natural reasons like bad weather.
  8. In the Bermuda Triangle, it is one of two places on Earth that on a compass will not point true north. This is the reason why so many ships have lost their route and some of them missing till date.
  9. In 1945, 6 US Navy bombers disappeared and so did those sent to rescue them. Before the 27 men vanished, 1 pilot reported “Everything looks strange. Even the ocean.”
  10. Pilot Bruce Gernon claims he lost 28 minutes after flying through a time-warping cloud tunnel. The plane went missing from radars, only to re-emerge in Miami Beach.
  11. High levels of methane gas are trapped underneath the Triangle’s seabed. A ruptured gas pocket causes water density to dip and could sink vessels above.
  12. 306 people were lost when the Navy ship the USS Cyclops vanished in 1918. It is the single largest loss of life in US Naval history outside of combat.
  13. The US government testing base, AUTEC, is known as the naval Area 51. Located near to the Triangle, the area has been the scene of reported UFO sightings.
  14. A Douglas DC-3 aircraft containing 32 people that went missing in 1958, no trace of the aircraft was ever found.bermuda-triangle-map Bermuda-Triangle-map (1) hqdefault (1) hqdefault


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