Argumentative Essay On The Bermuda Triangle

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In March 1918, the USS Cyclops traveled through the Bermuda Triangle, and without any warning or plea for help, disappeared with all 306 passengers and crew members (Fawcett). Twenty-seven years after the USS Cyclops went missing in December 1945, five U.S. navy bombers flying from Fort Lauderdale vanished somewhere within the imaginary lines of the Bermuda Triangle after realizing that they were lost (Fawcett). Both of these occurrences along with many others have struck a nerve with those who hear about them. The stories of disappearing vessels and aircrafts filled with innocent passengers run rampant and crazy theories are formulated in an attempt to bring clarity, closure, or even to provide an explanation for what has occurred in the Bermuda Triangle. What is the Bermuda Triangle? The Bermuda Triangle is a region in the Atlantic Ocean that is located between Miami, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico; when the three areas are connected by lines they form a perfect triangle (Armand). The number of disappearances is what scares people the most; over the past 500 years fifty vessels and twenty planes, both military and otherwise, have simply vanished bringing the count of missing human beings to over 1,000 in that area alone (Bhattachayra). Despite the mysterious occurrences, the Bermuda Triangle is no more dangerous than any other part of the ocean. In fact, there is evidence that suggests that the disappearances are deemed logical with countless scientific facts and explanations as opposed to more occult and outlandish theories.
In December 1945, five aircraft Navy bombers flew through the Bermuda Triangle. The radio call from the leader of the flight crew reported that the aircrafts had gotten lost, and some time after the call, all five of the bombers had disappeared; no wreckage was ever found
(Fawcett). Following this event, many theories were fabricated to attempt to justify this strange incident, which is typical of human beings; however, this was not the first disappearance in the Bermuda Triangle. There have been recorded disappearances in the Bermuda Triangle as far back as 1854 when the schooner Bella disappeared (Gaddis). The most recent disappearance was recorded in 2015 when a ship sank and no

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