and at another point he wrote in his log about bizarre compass bearings in thearea.
From his log book, dated October 11, 1492 he wrote:
The land was first seen by a sailor (Rodrigo de Triana), although theAdmiral at ten o'clock that evening standing on the quarter-deck saw a light. Butit was so small body that he could not confirm it to be land. So he called PeroGutiérrez, groom of the King's wardrobe and told him he saw a light and bid himlook at it. He saw it. Rodrigo de Triana did the same to Rodrigo Sánchez of Segovia, whom the King and Queen had sent with the squadron as financeofficer, but he was unable to see it from his situation. The Admiral againperceived it once or twice, appearing like the light of a wax candle moving up anddown, which some thought an indication of land. But the Admiral held it for certain that land were near.In December 1872, a ship called theMary Celestewas found drifting justoutside of the Bermuda Triangle. Money, food, and cargo were all founduntouched, but the entire crew was gone. The Mary Celeste measured 103 feetlong and weighed 282 tons. Estimate to find the approximate number of tons per foot of the ship.Modern scholars checking the original log books have surmised that thelights he saw were the cooking fires of Taino natives in their canoes or on thebeach; the compass problems were the result of a false reading based on themovement of star
MYSTERIES OF BERMUDA TRIANGLE
There have been a substantial numbers of documents and reports fromthe triangle that show some incidents have been inaccurately reported and evenadd extra details on by many. Though at the same time there are many other disappearances that have clearly been correctly reported and have remainedunexplained despite considerable investigations and deny explanation. Incidents