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Asked by Nivedha Somasun...(student) , on 22/10/12


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  • also known as 'The Devil's Triangle'
  • the location of the triangle
  • vanishing of ships and aircrafts due to no known reasons
  • supernatural explanations: Death rays, sea monsters, alien abductions, etc.
  • scientific theories: Magnetic compass, natural calamities
  • reports and news
  • the claims of the witnesses

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The Bermuda Triangle or 'The Devil's Triangle' concerns an urban legend that points this area as being the reason behind the mysterious disappearances of many aircrafts and sea vessels. The three vertices of this triangle are in Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Various theories--supernatural and scientific-- have been offered till date to explain this strange stretch over the Atlantic Ocean....

Posted by Bhaswati Talukdar(MeritNation Expert)on 23/10/12

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Over the years there have been dozens of articles, books, and television programs that promoted the mystery and history of the Bermuda Triangle. 
 
And there have been many news paper articles on such mysterious disappearances in Bermuda Triangle. 
 
However, Larry Kusche in his study found that few did any real investigation into the mystery. 
 
Rather, they passed on the speculations of their predecessors as if they were passing on the mantle of truth. 
 
Here are some references to news paper articles that have mention of some of the incidents I have discussed in my other sections. 
 
  • Great Hunt On For 27 Navy Fliers Missing In Five Planes Off Florida, New York Times, December 7, 1945.  
  • Wide Hunt For 27 Men In Six Navy Planes, Washington Post, December 7, 1945.  
  • Fire Signals Seen In Area Of Lost Men, Washington Post, December 9, 1945.  
 
  • Cold high winds do $25,000 Damage, Washington Post, March 11, 1918.  
  • Collier Cyclops Is Lost; 293 Persons On Board; Enemy Blow Suspected, Washington Post, April 15, 1918.  
  • Collier Overdue A Month, New York Times, April 15, 1918.  
  • More Ships Hunt For Missing Cyclops, New York Times, April 16, 1918.  
  • Haven 't Given Up Hope For Cyclops, New York Times, April 17, 1918.  
  • U.S. Consul Gottschalk Coming To Enter The War, Washington Post, April 15, 1918.  
  • Steamer Met Gale On Cyclops ' Course, Washington Post, April 19, 1918.  
 
DC-3 Airliner NC16002 disappearance 
  • 30-passenger airliner disappears in flight from San Juan To Miami, New York Times, December 29, 1948.  
  • Check Cuba Report Of Missing Airliner, New York Times, December 30, 1948.  
  • Airliner Hunt Extended, New York Times, December 31, 1948.  
 
Marine Sulphur Queen : This 524-foot carrier of molten sulphur started sail Feb 2, 1963 from Beaumont, Texas. This was a T2 tanker converted into sulphur carrier. It was reported lost in Florida Straits on Feb 4. 
 
Marine Sulphur Queen News

Posted by Aman Koli(student)on 22/10/12

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The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil 's Triangle, is a region in the western part of the North  Atlantic Ocean  where a number of  aircraft  and  surface vessels  reportedly disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

Popular culture has attributed these disappearances to the  paranormal  or activity by  extraterrestrial beings . Documented evidence indicates that a significant percentage of the incidents were inaccurately reported or embellished by later authors, and numerous official agencies have stated that the number and nature of disappearances in the region is similar to that in any other area of ocean...

Posted by Param Sukhadia(student)on 22/10/12

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