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Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle, sometimes called the Devil's Triangle, is reputedly an area in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean. The triangle doesn't exist according to the US Navy and is not recognized by the US Board on Geographic Names. However, a number of aircraft and surface vessels are said to have disappeared in the triangle under unknown circumstances. Popular culture has attributed various disappearances to the paranormal or activity by extraterrestrial beings. Documented evidence indicates that a significant percentage of the incidents were spurious, inaccurately reported, or embellished by later authors. Contrary to popular belief, insurance companies do not charge higher premiums for shipping in this area.

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The boundaries of the Bermuda triangle, with the total area varying from 500,000 to 1.5 million square miles.Consequently, the determination of which accidents have occurred inside the triangle depends on which writer reports them. The first written boundaries date from a 1964 issue of pulp magazine Argosy, where the triangle's three vertices are in Miami, Florida peninsula; in San Juan, Puerto Rico; and in the mid-Atlantic island of Bermuda. The United States Board on Geographic Names does not recognize this name, and it's not delimited in any map drawn by US government agencies. The area is one of the most heavily traveled shipping lanes in the world, with ships crossing through it daily for ports in the Americas, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands. Cruise ships are also plentiful, and pleasure craft regularly go back and forth between Florida and the islands. It is also a heavily flown route for commercial and private aircraft heading towards Florida, the Caribbean, and South America from points north.

It was claimed that the flight leader had been heard saying. Invisible Horizons. "We are entering white water. Two years later. Sand's article was the first to lay out the now-familiar triangular area where the losses took place. no white." Sand's article was the first to suggest a supernatural element to the Flight 19 incident." It was also claimed that officials at the Navy board of inquiry stated that the planes "flew off to Mars. In the February 1964 issue of Argosy.The next year. We don't know where we are. Sand covering the loss of several planes and ships. 1950 Associated Press article by Edward Van Winkle Jones. the water is green. Vincent Gaddis's article "The Deadly Bermuda Triangle" argued that Flight 19 and other disappearances were part of a pattern of strange events in the region. Gaddis expanded this article into a book. a short article by George X. Flight 19 alone would be covered again in the April 1962 issue of American Legion magazine. Navy TBM Avenger bombers on a training mission. Lloyd's does not charge higher rates for passing through this area. nothing seems right.S.History Origins The earliest allegation of unusual disappearances in the Bermuda area appeared in a September 16. the marine insurance market Lloyd's of London was asked if an unusually large number of ships had sunk in the Bermuda Triangle area. Lloyd's of London determined that large numbers of ships had not sunk there. . including the loss of Flight 19. a group of five U. Further responses When the UK Channel 4 television program The Bermuda Triangle (1992) was being produced by John Simmons of Geofilms for the Equinox series. Fate magazine published "Sea Mystery at Our Back Door".

Ships and planes behave in the Triangle the same way they behave everywhere else in the world. aired on June 27. was highly critical. who was found sitting in his cabin at his desk." David Kusche pointed out a common problem with many of the Bermuda Triangle stories and theories: "Say I claim that a parrot has been kidnapped to teach aliens human language and I challenge you to prove that is not true. You can even use Einstein's Theory of Relativity if you like. 1976. stating that "When we've gone back to the original sources or the people involved. The Coast Guard is also officially skeptical of the Triangle. through their inquiries.. The burden of proof should be on the people who make these statements. to see if their conclusions and . In one such incident involving the 1972 explosion and sinking of the tanker SS V.. clutching a coffee cup. A. A.United States Coast Guard records confirm their conclusion.In addition. the number of supposed disappearances is relatively insignificant considering the number of ships and aircraft that pass through on a regular basis. nowhere near the commonly accepted boundaries of the Triangle. in contrast with one Triangle author's claim that all the bodies had vanished. Fogg. with the exception of the captain. the Coast Guard photographed the wreck and recovered several bodies. to show where they got their information from. the mystery evaporates. noting that they collect and publish. In fact. Science does not have to answer questions about the Triangle because those questions are not valid in the first place. V. much documentation contradicting many of the incidents written about by the Triangle authors. The NOVA/Horizon episode The Case of the Bermuda Triangle. Fogg sank off the coast of Texas. There is simply no way to prove such a claim untrue.

" Skeptical researchers. the Bahamas. and against well-researched material if it espouses a skeptical viewpoint. Supernatural explanations Triangle writers have used a number of supernatural concepts to explain the events. Finally. Sometimes connected to the Atlantis story is the submerged rock formation known as the Bimini Road off the island of Bimini in the Bahamas. such as Ernest Taves and Barry Singer. operates a major shipyard and an airport that handles 50. such as parts of Puerto Rico. and other media that support the Triangle mystery. Followers of the purported psychic Edgar Cayce take his prediction that evidence of Atlantis would be found in 1968 as referring to the discovery of the Bimini Road.interpretations are valid. there is no evidence for the disappearance of any land-based vehicles or persons. Accordingly. They were able to show that some of the proparanormal material is often misleading or inaccurate. . One explanation pins the blame on leftover technology from the mythical lost continent of Atlantis. and if they have left anything out. if the Triangle is assumed to cross land. TV specials. The city of Freeport. or other structure. though geologists consider it to be of natural origin. which is in the Triangle by some definitions. have noted how mysteries and the paranormal are very popular and profitable. wall. This has led to the production of vast amounts of material on topics such as the Bermuda Triangle. Believers describe the formation as a road. located inside the Triangle.000 flights annually and is visited by over a million tourists a year. but its producers continue to market it. they have claimed that the market is biased in favor of books. or Bermuda itself.

Magnetic (compass) north and geographic (true) north are only exactly the same for a small number of places – for example. author of various books on anomalous phenomena. Natural explanations Compass variations Compass problems are one of the cited phrases in many Triangle incidents. which it naturally will. False-color image of the Gulf Stream flowing north through the western Atlantic Ocean. and think there is something mysterious about a compass "changing" across an area as large as the Triangle. such anomalies have not been found. a fact which navigators have known for centuries. as of 2000 in the United States only those places on a line running from Wisconsin to the Gulf of Mexico.Other writers attribute the events to UFOs. While some have theorized that unusual local magnetic anomalies may exist in the area. This idea was used by Steven Spielberg for his science fiction film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Compasses have natural magnetic variations in relation to the magnetic poles. lists several theories attributing the losses in the Triangle to anomalous or unexplained forces. Charles Berlitz. (NASA) . But the public may not be as informed. which features the lost Flight 19 aircrews as alien abductees.

it can and does carry floating objects. 1986. which form in tropical waters and have historically cost thousands of lives lost and caused billions of dollars in damage. A National Hurricane Center satellite specialist. Violent weather Hurricanes are powerful storms. The sinking of Francisco de Bobadilla's Spanish fleet in 1502 was the first recorded instance of a destructive hurricane.6 mi/h). It has a surface velocity of up to about 2. A powerful downdraft of cold air was suspected to be a cause in the sinking of the Pride of Baltimore on May 14.5 metres per second (5. James Lushine. These storms have in the past caused a number of incidents related to the Triangle. The crew of the sunken vessel noted the wind suddenly shifted and increased velocity from 20 mph to 60–90 mph. and.Gulf Stream The Gulf Stream is a deep ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and then flows through the Straits of Florida into the North Atlantic. Human error One of the most cited explanations in official inquiries as to the loss of any aircraft or vessel is human error. stated "during very unstable weather conditions the . the Revonoc. as he sailed into the teeth of a storm south of Florida on January 1. In essence.A small plane making a water landing or a boat having engine trouble can be carried away from its reported position by the current. it is a river within an ocean. like a river. Human stubbornness may have caused businessman Harvey Conover to lose his sailing yacht. 1958.

exploding outward like a giant squall line of wind and water. sink a scale model ship by decreasing the density of the water any wreckage consequently rising to the surface would be rapidly dispersed by the Gulf Stream. . However. no large releases of gas hydrates are believed to have occurred in the Bermuda Triangle for the past 15. It has been hypothesized that periodic methane eruptions (sometimes called "mud volcanoes") may produce regions of frothy water that are no longer capable of providing adequate buoyancy for ships. including the Blake Ridge area." A similar event occurred to the Concordia in 2010 off the coast of Brazil.downburst of cold air from aloft can hit the surface like a bomb. such an area forming around a ship could cause it to sink very rapidly and without warning. off the southeastern United States coast. according to another of their papers. Methane hydrates An explanation for some of the disappearances has focused on the presence of large fields of methane hydrates (a form of natural gas) on the continental shelves.000 years. If this were the case.Laboratory experiments carried out in Australia have proven that bubbles can. indeed. Worldwide distribution of confirmed or inferred offshore gas hydrate-bearing sediments Publications by the USGS describe large stores of undersea hydrates worldwide.

or any vessel at that time. others elaborating further that the derelict reappeared minus the prize crew. and attempted to sail with it to New York in 1881. A check from Lloyd's of London records proved the existence of the Meta. The squadron's flight plan was scheduled to take them due east from Fort Lauderdale for 141 miles. built in 1854 and that in 1880 the Meta was renamed Ellen Austin. until 1995. the derelict disappeared. placed on board a prize crew. rogue waves have caused ships to sink and oil platforms to topple. According to the stories. These waves. Deering Flight 19 Flight 19 was a training flight of five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers that disappeared on December 5. There are no casualty listings for this vessel. Notable incidents Ellen Austin The Ellen Austin supposedly came across a derelict ship. north for 73 miles. 1945. were considered to be a mystery and/or a myth. Schooner Carroll A. while over the Atlantic. then disappeared again with a second prize crew on board. and then back over a final 140-mile leg to . that would suggest a large number of missing men were placed on board a derelict that later disappeared.Rogue waves In various oceans around the world.

The flight never returned to base. The curvature of space the straight way to other worlds is open. A tanker off the coast of Florida reported seeing an explosion and observing a widespread oil slick when fruitlessly searching for survivors. One of the search and rescue aircraft deployed to look for them. These properties make magnetic fields destroying ships and airplanes. a PBM Mariner with a 13-man crew. The disappearance is attributed by Navy investigators to navigational error leading to the aircraft running out of fuel. because of that lost ships and airplanes cross to the fourth dimension. which is formed at the depth of more than 300 . In the Bermuda triangle unknown physical phenomena results in transferences through space and time. According to contemporaneous sources the Mariner had a history of explosions due to vapour leaks when heavily loaded with fuel.complete the exercise.The reason for disappearance of ships and airplanes may be the hydrate of methane. also disappeared. Hypotheses Gases and vapors having unknown to science physical and chemical properties break out of the cracks on the ocean bottom to the surface of the Earth with enormous energy. as for a potentially long search and rescue operation. The weather was becoming stormy by the end of the incident. to the past or the future.

Conclusion The Bermuda triangle has been under learning since 1950. which take place in Bermuda. It’s the mystery which excites brains of many people and sometime it will be revealed.According to the facts of the satellite of the ESA every year in the world’s ocean in the area of 150 thousand square kilometers minimum 1 wave appears.meters. . Because of satellite survey their existence is proved.  There has also been strange yellow fog seen in that area. Some facts of Bermuda triangle  Planes and ships have disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle. that the airplane is rising unexpectedly and lose height into the water.  Over 8. Because of the spike of methane the altimeters begin to show. The secret of the Bermuda triangle may be due to rogue waves.000 people have disappeared in the Triangle.It is impossible to describe all the mysterious events in this research work. while contemporary vessels can withstand the impact of 15 tons. Such waves beat with the force of 100 tons.  People have had instruments such as a compass stop working while in the Triangle.

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