10 Shocking Facts About The Bermuda Triangle – Nutshell School
Bermuda Triangle is the greatest unsolved mystery of the modern age. Also called Devil’s Triangle.
It is a triangular shaped area in the North Atlantic Ocean, from Bermuda Island to Miami, USA and Puerto Rico. Hundreds of people and numerous boats, ships and planes have disappeared inside this triangle.
The Bermuda Triangle is not small. In fact, it is quite large and covers an area of 440,000 miles of sea.
This is larger than the combined area of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh & Maharashtra.
The bermuda triangle is certainly not fixed and its effect can be experienced outside of the triangle too.
Whenever any plane or ship disappears in the Triangle, its debris cannot be found. The reason behind this is that Gulf Stream runs near the triangle, which quickly gets rid of the debris.
At least 1000 lives are lost within the last 100 years. On average, 4 aircraft and 20 yachts go missing every year.
People have experienced electronic fog in bermuda triangle, which can be a Time Travel Tunnel too.
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.
The first person to report about Bermuda Triangle was Christopher Columbus. He wrote in his journals that inside the triangle, the ship’s compass stopped working and he also saw a fireball in the sky.
Bermuda Triangle is one of the rare places on earth where the compass does not point towards Magnetic North.
Instead of that, it point towards true north, which creates confusion and that’s why so many ships and planes lost its course in the triangle
Here are Some More Facts About The Bermuda Triangle
Located in the Atlantic Ocean, the Bermuda Triangle falls between Bermuda, Puerto Rico and Florida.
The Bermuda Triangle has long been believed to be the site where a number of mysterious plane and boat incidents have occurred.
While it has become part of popular culture to link the Bermuda Triangle to paranormal activity, most investigations indicate bad weather and human error are the more likely culprits.
Research has suggested that many original reports of strange incidents in the Bermuda Triangle were exaggerated and that the actual number of incidents in the area is similar to that of other parts of the ocean.
While its reputation may scare some people, the Bermuda Triangle is actually part of a regularly sailed shipping lane with cruise ships and other boats also frequently sailing through the area.
Aircraft are also common in the Bermuda Triangle with both private and commercial planes commonly flying through the air space.
Stories of unexplained disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle started to reach public awareness around 1950 and have been consistently reported since then.
Unverified supernatural explanations for Bermuda Triangle incidents have included references to UFO’s and even the mythical lost continent of Atlantis.
Other explanations have included magnetic anomalies, pirates, deliberate sinkings, hurricanes, gas deposits, rough weather, huge waves and human error.
Some famous reported incidents involving the Bermuda Triangle include:
The USS Cyclops and its crew of 309 that went missing after leaving Barbados in 1918.
The TBM Avenger bombers that went missing in 1945 during a training flight over the Atlantic.
A Douglas DC-3 aircraft containing 32 people that went missing in 1958, no trace of the aircraft was ever found.
A yacht was found in 1955 that had survived three hurricanes but was missing all its crew.
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