The “Bermuda Triangle” is a place in the Atlantic Ocean where some planes and boats are said to have mysteriously disappeared for more than a century. How to explain this phenomenon? What secret does this unusual place hold?
Disappearances that are both numerous and strange
We have always known that the world is a great mystery, and if we say mystery we must also say that everyone has the right to try to solve it in their own way.
Also known as the “Devil’s Triangle“, due to these many disappearances, this triangle’s 3 points are Miami, the Bermuda archipelago and Puerto Rico.
Among the most striking disappearances can be found:
- A British training vessel in 1880 and the 290 cadets who were onboard,
- A US Navy ship in 1918,
- A squadron with 5 fighter-bombers in 1945.
- And dozens of aircrafts, cargo ships and yachts between 1950 and today…
How to explain the disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle
From the most surreal to the most serious explanations, there have been numerous attempts to explain these mysterious disappearances:
- Paranormal explanations: abductions by aliens, attraction coming from Atlantis, entry into another space-time…
- Scientific explanations: oceanic, tectonic, magnetic disruptions, climate-related disruptions or merely human mistakes…
But none of these is completely satisfying. None of them stand the test of serious scientific work.
Latest scientific theory to demystify the Bermuda Triangle
One recent theory suggests that gigantic marine crevasses may have appeared and released a huge quantity of methane. According to this version, as the gas goes up to the surface, it creates whirlwinds which suck down everything in the area… Even planes?
But how to explain the Cotopaxi event then?…
Cotopaxi, a vessel that disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle and reappeared in 2015
On May 16, 2015, the Cuban authorities spotted an unknown boat off the coastline. When they came alongside the boat, they saw there was no one onboard. They then positively identified the ship as the SS Cotopaxi, a cargo ship that left with 32 sailors from South Carolina on November 29, 1925 to go to Havana.
The most amazing part is that the captain’s logbook, which was found on the ship, curiously stopped on December 1, 1925!
These facts were reported by an expert (Mr. Salvador), an Officer (General Colomé) and even the Vice-chairman of the Cuban Council of Ministers who concluded that: “the time has come to solve the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle once and for all”.
But will this be achieved someday? This question remains unanswered!…
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