Bermuda Triangle

   Located in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida. The triangle is created by drawing a line from southern Florida to the island of Bermuda, then south to Puerto Rico and finally back to Florida. This area is known as a mysterious place where ships and planes disappear, or are found abandoned. The first ship was the Atalanta, a sailing ship, in 1880. The first planes were five Avenger bombers on a training mission and a Mariner flying boat sent to look for them, in 1945. It is known for mysterious storms that appear suddenly, compasses and radios that stop working, strange lights and U.F.O.'s. According to the US Coast Guard, every year about 150,000 boats go into the Bermuda Triangle. Of these 10,000 send distress calls, with about 5 losses a year. To me this seems about average for a heavily traveled area. But the legend continues. Explanations range from U.F.O. activity, magnetic vortexes that send craft into different space time and devices on the sea bed left by some ancient civilization, maybe even Atlantis. See Atlantis.

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