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What is the size of the Bermuda Triangle?

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The Bermuda Triangle, or Devil's Triangle, comprises a total area of about 500,000 square miles off the southeastern edge of Florida. The Bermuda Triangle is a mythical part of the Atlantic Ocean, formed by Miami, Fla., Bermuda and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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What is the size of the Bermuda Triangle?
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A number of unexplained disappearances of ships and airplanes have been reported in the Bermuda Triangle. One notable disappearance was an entire squadron of U.S. Navy bombers that have never been found, after the pilots became disoriented in that fabled area. However, the U.S. Navy does not accept the existence of the mythical area, and the Bermuda Triangle is not officially recognized by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.

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    Who discovered the Bermuda Triangle?

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    As of 2014, it has not been proven that the Bermuda Triangle is truly a supernatural region of the Atlantic Ocean, although the first report of strange incidents was written by Christopher Columbus. The Bermuda Triangle is an imaginary area near the southeastern coast of the United States where airplanes and ships have mysteriously disappeared.

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    Is the Bermuda Triangle dangerous?

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    The Bermuda Triangle is not dangerous. While the area is very heavily travelled, the rate of airline and shipping disappearances is no higher when compared to other parts of the world.

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    Do flights avoid the Bermuda Triangle?

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    Airplanes do in fact fly through the area known as the "Bermuda Triangle." No scientific evidence exists to prove that this area is associated with paranormal activity or a high incidence of airplane and boat disappearances.

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    When was the last plane missing in the Bermuda Triangle?

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    As of early 2015, nearly 12 years have passed since the last report of a plane's disappearance inside the perimeters of the Bermuda Triangle, which is marked by Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico. However, a plane was reported missing in the surrounding area as recently as January 2013.

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