From the Bermuda Triangle to the Bennington Triangle, these are five areas on Earth where magnetic activity, frequent seismic movements or strange phenomena occur, giving rise to all kinds of speculation and mystery.
Triangle of Silence
Spain also has a famous triangle with characteristics very similar to the Bermuda Triangle. The vertices go from the island of Es Vedrà, in the southwest of Ibiza, to the Peñón de Ifach in Calpe and a point on the southwest coast of the island of Mallorca. In this area there have been phenomena that cannot be explained as the ships get lost due to failures in the navigation devices.
There are many testimonies of UFO sightings as well as mysterious and strange metallic sounds. An explanation could be the supposed magnetic radiation of this rock that has been compared to the stones of Stonehenge, the pyramids of Egypt and the statues of Easter Island.
One of the most famous events occurred in 1979 when an airplane traveling from Mallorca to Tenerife was chased allegedly for eight minutes by a UFO while flying over Es Vedrà. The pilot decided to divert his route for safety reasons and make an emergency landing at Valencia airport. This event came as the first case of forced landing due to a UFO in Spanish aeronautics.
It is also known as the Dragon Triangle. In the Pacific Ocean, near the coast of Japan, is another of the most mysterious places on Earth, an area where aircrafts and ships have disappeared under strange circumstances. The area of great seismic activity, goes from the west of Japan, to the north of Tokyo and a part of the Pacific forming a perfect triangle.
For years the area have been described as extremely dangerous because there have been multiple disappearances and very strange events. Perhaps the high magnetic activity in the area is one of the explanations, but the truth is that there are numerous testimonies and documented facts about the disappearance of ships and crew.
In fact, the Japanese government funded a research vessel in 1955 to study the Devil’s Sea. But the ship also disappeared with all the scientists on the expedition, prompting the Japanese government to label the area “officially” dangerous.
The Bridgewater Triangle
The next triangle is located around the cities of Abington, Rehoboth and Freetown. In the center is the Hockomock Swamp, which in the language of the Wampanoag Indians means “the place where spirits live”.
There are many testimonies that collect paranormal events in the so-called Bridgewater Triangle, ranging from UFO sightings, appearances of fireballs, discoveries of snakes and giant birds, mutilation of cattle and also got international attention for the people who lost their lives by satanic rituals that were performed by Carl Drew.
The Bennington Triangle
Located in southwestern Vermont, this triangle was called Bennington by Joseph A. Citro who compiled in 1992 the disappearances of at least four people between 1945 and 1950 in an area that included Glastenbury mountain and the cities like Bennington, Woodford, Shaftsbury and Somerset.
The first disappearance occurred on November 12, 1945, when 74-year-old Middie Rivers disappeared while hunting. Rivers was an experienced hunter and fisherman and was familiar with the local area. A year later, 18-year-old Paula Jean Welden disappeared without a trace while walking through a busy area.
Three years later, in 1949 James Tedford, a veteran, was the third person to go missing. According to witnesses, Tedford got on the bus and was still on the bus at the last stop before it reached Bennington. Sometime between the last stop and Bennington, Tedford disappeared. His belongings were still in the luggage rack.
The fourth person to disappear was Paul Jephson, an eight-year-old boy. On October 12, 1950, Jephson had accompanied his mother in a truck and while she was feeding the pigs, the little one disappeared. It remains a mystery what happened to him.
The Bermuda Triangle
It’s not secret that one of the most famous triangles is the Bermuda triangle, where a number of aircraft and ships are said to have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. It’s also known as the Devil’s Triangle.
For paranormal enthusiasts, they believe that strange phenomena occur in the Bermuda Triangle that science cannot explain.
However, science ensures that the disappearance of ships, aircrafts and small boats can be explained by the strong currents of the Gulf that lead to unstable weather with waves that can measure 30 meters, all combined with dense maritime traffic.
The science fiction book ‘The Bermuda Triangle’ (1974), by the writer Charles Echseider, turned the alleged disappearances into true myths. Nowadays, several hundred civilian and military ships pass through the region without mishap every day.
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