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What’s The Real Science Behind The “Bermuda Triangle”?

The thought truly took off during the 1970s, when Charles Berlitz distributed the best-selling The Bermuda Triangle, and everybody began theorizing about UFOs or rogue waves that were frequenting the area.

Possibly it’s strange hexagonal clouds going about as “air bombs”, rogue waves, or maybe some freak whirlpools.

Yet, there’s one issue with these ‘solutions’ – the Bermuda Triangle doesn’t really exist, and there is no ‘riddle’ to understand.

There are already no extra unexplained plane crashes and shipwrecks in the region, regardless of what you may have heard.

The name Bermuda Triangle alludes to an area of ocean circumscribed by Florida, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico, and it was first brought to public consideration back in the 1950s by a journalist named Edward Van Winkle Jones, who composed a story for the Associated Press about an extensive number of ships and planes that had vanished in the region.

The thought truly took off during the 1970s, when Charles Berlitz distributed the best-selling The Bermuda Triangle, and everybody began theorizing about UFOs or rogue waves that were frequenting the area.

Be that as it may, the issue was, nobody had actually fact-checked the claims of vessels and planes disappearing in any case. Furthermore, when journalist Larry Kusche went over the actualities a couple of years after the fact, he found there was no puzzle to solve in the first place.

The ‘strange disappearings’ everybody was going nuts over were either reporting mistakes or straight-out fabrications. Yet, the idea proved strikingly strong.

As Benjamin Radford clarified for Live Science in 2012:

“At times, there’s no record of the ships and planes professed to have been lost in the oceanic triangular graveyard; they never existed outside of a writer’s creative ability. In different cases, the ships and planes were sufficiently real – however, Berlitz and others fail to make reference to that they ‘bafflingly disappeared’ during awful tempests. Other times the vessels sank far outside the Bermuda Triangle.”

There are some real boats and ships that have disappeared in the area, however, observing as it’s one that is frequented by tankers, voyage ships, charter planes, and small pleasure ships – and also the region of typhoon alley and the famous Gulf Stream, that is not too surprising.

Kusche published a book on the subject, The Bermuda Triangle Mystery – Solved, in 1975, however, regardless of converting a few former believers, the myth of the Bermuda Triangle remained. Who knows to what extent it will last.

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