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A story of Ross Island

IslandOn Ross Island, uninhabited since the Second World War. Now it is more like a decoration for the film The Jungle Book. But once it was called the Paris of the East for the amazing architecture and advanced at the time the level of social life, it is unusual for tropical islands in the region.

Ross Island was considered the center of the British government Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean, part of the territory of India in the 1850s the colonial government of India has decided to arrange here their remote headquarters. So why the once thriving island was imprisoned in nature? Why are people allowed jungle absorb his magnificent architecture? The story is quite dreadful.

Ross Island history began when he landed on the first British. It happened in the early 1790s. Naval Lieutenant Archibald Blair decided that the island could be an ideal place for penal colony – a kind of modern Guantanamo. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 2, 2015 in Island

 

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Oak Mystery Island: Part II

Oak Mystery IslandWhat hides in Oak Island? Pirate treasure or treasure of the Vikings? Ancient fortress or lost biblical relic? Nobody knows, but those who have tried to learn a fiasco. He who hid the treasure on the island, tried to glory: to get to the bottom of the shaft is not possible, because any hole immediately filled with sea water of covert channels, obviously dug specifically.

Well, dubbed Spur 10 X», situated two hundred feet to the northeast of the money of mine. It was first drilled in October 1969. Then its diameter does not exceed 15 centimeters. Why Blankenship interested in it – it’s hard to say, probably helped biographical knowledge of the island. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 12, 2014 in Island, Mysterious

 

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Oak Mystery Island

Oak Mystery IslandOff the coast of Nova Scotia is a small island that holds a great secret. In the XVIII century, people have noticed that at night the island is lit strange light, but those who went to find out what the light did not come back. A little later, two boys found on the island of strange hole – the entrance to a mine buried in the ground. This discovery marked the beginning of a fever kladoskatelstva, which was attended by such famous people as Franklin Roosevelt and John Wayne.

Daniel McGinnis had not read pirated novels for two reasons. First, the court was in 1795, and at Stevenson, Conrad and Captain Marietta has not yet come, and secondly, why the book, if there is something pozanimatelnee example, old stories about living corsairs – Captain Kidd, Blackbeard , Edward Davis and many, many others. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on October 12, 2014 in Island, Mysterious

 

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Haarp time of atlantic?

AtlantisIn the age of discovery sailors from spain, portugal, holland and england, returning from distant voyages, told many incredible stories about the wonders of the pacific islands. People scientists usually consider such stories ordinary sailor’s tales.

Not many believed the history of spanish captain alvaro saavedra, who in 1529 told about the wonderful island of ponape, lying between the hawaiian archipelago and the philippines. Saavedra asserted, the island has the ruins of temples, palaces, strange large buildings, stone embankments. According to him, vaguely resembled a ghost townvenice. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 4, 2014 in Atlantic, Historical, Island

 

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Funeral Sable Island

 IslandThe island was discovered by the Portuguese in the early XVI century and was named Island of the Holy Cross. Half a century later, he was given a more appropriate title – Sable.

The word remains controversial: not sable, not the Sabre, not the sand … But some sailors call this island just mourning – for being here found their death many hundreds of ships: Portuguese, English, French, and pirate ships were no exception.

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Posted by on June 15, 2014 in Island, Nature

 

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The lost city of Atlantis

Lost cityIt was a bountiful land, blessed by lush vegetation and the existence of valuable mineral deposits, including gold and silver. His people enjoyed a high scientific and cultural level. The name of that fabulous kingdom and its great city is Atlantis.

The only description of Atlantis has left us is the work of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato, and dates back to 347. C. But even Plato is a firsthand witness; the philosopher did no more than repeat the stories written by an Athenian traveler, Solon , who then repeated what had nest count Egyptian priests. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 9, 2014 in Atlantic, Historical, Island

 

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The rise of Atlantis

AtlantisThe diviner and healer Edgar Cayce American (1877-1945) in June 1940 prophesied that Atlantis would reappear soon Poseidia be one of the first areas of Atlantis they resurface. Expected to occur in 68 or 69.’s Not much.

He even realize the site: in the Bahamas. By an extraordinary coincidence, some aviators in 1968 photographed what appeared to be buildings sunk off the coast of North Bimini in the Bahamas. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 9, 2014 in Island

 

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Povegliya island Italy-amazing islands in the world

Povegliya islandThe island Povegliya – one of the most haunted haunted places in the world, and knowing his history, it is easy to understand why. Located in the southern part of the Venetian lagoon between Venice and the island of Lido, Povegliya began to settle back in the 421-year people fleeing from the invaders from the mainland, and in 1348, the year the inhabitants left the island to escape the raging in Venice bubonic plague.

Like other small uninhabited islands Povegliya used to isolate victims of the disease, many of whom were there after the death of a burned on huge pyres. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Historical, Island

 

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Hasim island, Japan

Hasim island Hasim Island, located about 15 km southwest of Nagasaki can be considered extraordinary, even without going to it: the previously announced the most densely populated area in the world, with a population density of 5,259 people per km2, this island of the mining industry in the East China Sea is now completely abandoned.

The Japanese began to develop Hasim island when rocks islands were discovered deposits of coal: Fukahori family built the first shaft, which then, in 1887, was sold to a corporation Mitsubishi for 100 thousand yen. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Historical, Island

 

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Alcatraz Island, USA- amazing islands in the world

USA islandFew islands of the United States as notorious Alcatraz – a small rock in the middle of San Francisco Bay, with an outpost located on it. Spanish explorer California Lieutenant Juan Manuel de Ayala first discovered the island in 1775, the year and gave him the name of Pelican Island because of the huge numbers of seabirds nesting on the island.

Strong rock sat untouched until 1853, the year when the United States Army built a fortress for the defense of the San Francisco Bay, is sometimes also used as a prison. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 20, 2013 in Historical, Island

 

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