The Devil's Triangle

where planes and boats vanishes without a trace

The Geography of the Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda triangle is located off the South-Eastern coast of United States in the Atlantic Ocean. As you can see in the map below, the area is bounded by Miami (in Florida, USA), San Juan (in Puerto Rico), and the north-Atlantic island Bermuda.

Flight 19

Flight 19 is perhaps the most famous case in the history of recorded disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle. In 1945, a squadron of five U.S. combat aircraft has found its end in the same inexplicable way. Before they disappear from the radar, the commander of the five aircraft's managed to signal that the board compasses were rotating erratically and the sea suddenly changed color, becoming white. The sixth flight was sent in search of them and he disappears in the same way.

Theories of the Disappearance

Strange Weather

At times there are violent storms in the Bermuda Triangle area. These short but intense storms can build up quickly and go away so fast that even a satellite can't detect them properly. But these storms are strong enough to destroy ships or planes completely. There are also waterspouts seen in this area. A waterspout is like a tornado at sea that sucks water from the ocean thousands of feet into the sky.

Unusual Seafloor

The seafloor in Bermuda Triangle area is also found to be quite strange. There are some unusual formations. From a gentle slope it takes a sudden deep drop. In fact, some of the deepest trenches in the world are found in this area. Ships or planes that sink into these deep trenches will probably never be found.

The Sargasso Sea

This strange sea that has no shores but bounded by ocean currents on all sides, has been the trap for many vessels in the past. Many ships were believed to have become completely motionless here and later found in derelict conditions without a soul on them.

Methane Gas Theory

Huge amount of methane gas, trapped thousands of feet under the ocean floor at Bermuda Triangle area can cause the planes and ships to disappear in no time.

Compass Variation
Also pointed out is the great discrepancy between Magnetic North, and the North Pole in the region (a fact noted by Columbus on his voyage).

The Bermuda Triangle is one of only two places on earth that a magnetic compass does actually point towards true north. Normally it points toward magnetic north. The difference between the two is known as compass variation. The amount of variation changes by as much as 20 degrees as one circumnavigates the earth. If this compass variation or error is not compensated for, a navigator could find himself far off course and in deep trouble.


It's been suggested that from time to time a rift in space-time opens up in the Bermuda Triangle, and that planes and ships that are unlucky enough to be traveling the area at this time are lost in it. That is why, it is said, that often utterly no trace of the craft - not even wreckage - are ever found. But where do they disappear to? Another time and place? Another dimension? The physics for how this would actually take place are fuzzy at best. However,

consider the following related idea for "electronic fog."


The existence of a mysterious third dimension created by unknown beings has been speculated by some Bermuda Triangle theorists. UFO enthusiasts argue that the Triangle is a 'Star Gate' that extraterrestrials use for inter-galactic travel.

Many were led to believe that Flight 19 may have been swept in to this UFO portal. The weather that day was clear and the flight was supervised by an experienced pilot (Lt. Charles Carroll Taylor). All of a sudden, Taylor made a radio call saying: "We are entering white water, nothing seems right. We don't know where we are, the water is green, no white". It was also said that the Navy board of inquiry stated the planes "flew off to Mars".


Crystal Pyramid in Bermuda Triangle

With the use of sonar, oceanographer Dr. Meyer Verlag discovered giant glass pyramid at a depth of two-thousand meters. The use of other devices have allowed scientists to determine that the glass giants is made of a crystal-like substance, and is nearly 3 times bigger than the pyramid of Cheops in Egypt.
Bermuda Triangle: what happened to Flight 19? - BBC