The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

We've all heard of this mysterious place that over the years seems to be the cause of numerous disappearances of ships and planes.

But where is this seemingly cursed place located? And what really happens in the world's most feared triangle?

THE ORIGIN OF THE MYTH

The "Bermuda Triangle" (or Bermude) is defined as that stretch of the Atlantic Ocean between Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Bermuda Islands.

The term was coined by American journalist Vincent Gaddis, who in a 1964 article listed, in a very suggestive manner, a series of disappearances of ships and airplanes dating back to 1840. The seed of mystery was thus planted, and subsequent books and articles written by other authors helped it grow and spread, making it a true myth for mystery enthusiasts. But does this place where everything that crosses it seems to disappear into thin air really hide something disturbing?

A POSSIBLE EXPLANATION

Apparently, the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle is not a mystery at all; it has been conclusively demonstrated by multiple experts that the area of the "Triangle" is no more dangerous than any other part of the ocean. Evaluating carefully the number of incidents and losses and considering that the area is heavily trafficked, the disappearance rates are insignificant compared to other parts of the world.

The vast majority of disappearances can be attributed to adverse weather conditions and delayed rescue efforts.

Despite the scientific explanations, the Bermuda Triangle will always remain a place full of mysteries in the collective imagination... a place to visit for sure if you're an adventure lover like Svalbard Islands!

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