The Bermuda Triangle, or the Devil’s Triangle, is an eerie region in the western North Atlantic Ocean known as a place where ships, planes, and people disappear without a trace.
Unfortunately, no members of the crews that vanished in the area have ever made it back home, so since people didn’t have anyone to give them an explanation to the strange phenomenon, they let their imagination run wild.
There were several theories, from electric fogs that engulf ships and air crafts destroying all their electronic equipment to weird magnetic fields coming from the seafloor or unusual currents. Others believe that in the area there may be an interdimensional door engulfing the ships happening to move nearby, alien spacecrafts that abduct entire ships and airplanes, and even the lost city of Atlantis.
But a team of Norwegian researchers has a less exciting theory. They believe that the sudden disappearances may be caused by large bubbles of methane gas that make it from the ocean floor to the surface, and sink the crafts happening to be in the area.
A research team at the Arctic University of Norway has analyzed the underwater craters off their country’s coast. Scientists believe that those craters may be behind the “enormous blowouts of gas” reported in the region.
Researchers speculate that the strange craters which measure up to 146 ft deep and 2,624 wide are powerful enough to temporarily transform the sea above them into foam forcing nearby ships to sink.
So apparently, the Bermuda Triangle mystery was finally solved. But other experts are not that sure. They argue that the gas blowouts cannot be a cause of several other strange phenomena happening in the region.
For instance, they cannot provide an explanation to the disappearance of air crafts or the people that vanish from ships which are later found intact but without the crew. Plus, there’s no evidence that the gas blowouts actually happen in the Triangle.
Furthermore, there are skeptics that believe that there isn’t such thing as a Bermuda Triangle mystery. They argued that it was all in the mind of Vincent Gaddis, an American author who invented the ‘Bermuda Triangle’ phrase.
Skeptics also argue that many of the ships were eventually found, while the case of the Flight 19 planes may be solved if we agree that all five air crafts got lost, ran out of fuel, and crashed in the area.
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