World’s most mysterious places
Places <ul><li>Bermuda Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Easter Island </li></ul><ul><li>Loch ness lake </li></ul><ul><li>City of...
Easter Island Presented by- Fahmida Haque ID-2010-2-10-030
Easter Island <ul><li>Easter Island  ( Rapa Nui ) is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southea...
Name <ul><li>The name &quot;Easter Island&quot; was given by the island's first recorded European visitor, the Dutch explo...
Location & Physical Geography <ul><li>Easter Island is one of the world's most isolated inhabited islands. Its closest inh...
Culture <ul><li>Mythology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tangata manu   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makemake  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Culture <ul><li>Rongorongo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is not clear whether the undeciphered Easter island script rongorongo ...
Some Images of Culture
Bermuda Triangle Presented by-  Razia Sultana ID-2010-2-10-082
Introduction  <ul><li>The  Bermuda Triangle , also known as the  Devil's Triangle , is a region in the western part of the...
The Triangle area <ul><li>The boundaries of the triangle cover the Straits of Florida, the Bahamas and the entire Caribbea...
Origins   <ul><li>The earliest allegation of unusual disappearances in the Bermuda area appeared in a September 16, 1950 A...
Supernatural explanations   <ul><li>Triangle writers have used a number of supernatural concepts to explain the events. </...
Natural explanations   <ul><li>Compass variations : Compass problems are one of the cited phrases in many Triangle inciden...
Natural explanations <ul><li>Hurricanes : Hurricanes are powerful storms, which form in tropical waters and have historica...
Notable incidents   <ul><li>Flight 19 : Flight 19 was a training flight of TBM Avenger bombers that went missing on Decemb...
Notable incidents   <ul><li>Theodosia Burr Alston : Theodosia Burr Alston was the daughter of former United States Vice Pr...
Notable incidents <ul><li>SS Marine Sulphur Queen : SS  Marine Sulphur Queen  T-2 tanker carrying molten sulphur, lost wit...
Loch ness Lake Presented by- Yaad Morshed
Geographical Fact Loch Ness   is a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish  Highland  extending for approximately 37 ...
Geographical Fact
Mysterious Fact <ul><li>Though the monster has been seen for many years, people still don’t know what the creature actuall...
Misidentifications <ul><li>Bird wakes- There are wake sightings that occur when the loch is dead calm with no boat nearby....
Misidentifications <ul><li>Eels- A giant eel was actually one of the first suggestions made. Eels are found in Loch Ness, ...
Misidentifications <ul><li>Seals- A number of photographs and a video have now been taken which confirm that seals have be...
Witness <ul><li>The monster came at spotlight first at 1933 when a local paper - the Inverness Courier - reported a sighti...
Sureon's Photograph <ul><li>One of the most iconic images of Nessi is known as the &quot;Surgeon's Photograph&quot;. Its i...
Different Shapes Of the Loch ness Monster
Pictures of Loch ness Monster
City of Devil ( 魔鬼城 )
Geographical Fact <ul><li>Situated in the province of Henan, People’s Republic Of China. </li></ul>
History . Xinxiang was the battlefield of Muye War at the end of Shang Dynasty, which was the earliest recorded big war in...
Mysterious facts <ul><li>Sound changes with the pace of air. </li></ul><ul><li>Melodies are like shaking bells or guitars....
Mysterious facts <ul><li>Strange sounds with cyclone. </li></ul><ul><li>Shouting women who are going to die. </li></ul><ul...
Explanation <ul><li>No specific explanation of the incident. </li></ul><ul><li>People still don’t know who built the city....
City of Devil
Thank You  Presented by- Kazi Ahmed Zubair
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- Loch ness lake,
- Xingxian City of Devil or City of Wind (魔鬼城)

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  1. 1. World’s most mysterious places
  2. 2. Places <ul><li>Bermuda Triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Easter Island </li></ul><ul><li>Loch ness lake </li></ul><ul><li>City of Devil </li></ul>
  3. 3. Easter Island Presented by- Fahmida Haque ID-2010-2-10-030
  4. 4. Easter Island <ul><li>Easter Island ( Rapa Nui ) is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern most point of the Polynesian triangle.It is a World Heritage Site (as determined by UNESCO) with much of the island protected within the Rapa Nui National Park. </li></ul><ul><li>Island lies in the South Pacific between Chile and Tahiti, and is one of the most isolated island of the world. It was believed that the living had a symbiotic relationship with the dead where the dead provided everything the living needed (health, fertility of land and animals, fortune, etc.) and the living through offerings could provide the dead with a better place in the spirit world.The 827 moai were carved from the island's volcanic and have long and angular faces. The average moai was about 4 metre tall and weighed about 14 tones. Archaeologists believe that the moai statues symbolize the spirits of Easter Island's most important inhabitants. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Name <ul><li>The name &quot;Easter Island&quot; was given by the island's first recorded European visitor, the Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, who encountered it on Easter Sunday 1722, while searching for Davis or David's island and named it Paasch-Eyland (18th century Dutch for &quot;Easter Island&quot;). The island's official Spanish name, Isla de Pascua, also means &quot;Easter Island&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>The current Polynesian name of the island, &quot;Rapa Nui&quot; or &quot;Big Rapa&quot;, was coined following the slave raids carried out in Rapa Nui in the early 1860s because of Easter Island's geographic resemblance to the island of Rapa in the Bass Islands of the Austral Islands group. However, Thor Heyerdahl has argued that the naming would have been the opposite, Rapa being the original name of Easter Island, and Rapa Iti was named by its refugees. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Location & Physical Geography <ul><li>Easter Island is one of the world's most isolated inhabited islands. Its closest inhabited neighbor is Pitcairn Island, with fewer than a hundred inhabitants 2075 kms to the West. It has a latitude close to that of Caldera, Chile; lies 3,510 km (2,180 mi) west of continental Chile at its nearest point (between Lota and Lebu). ( Isla Salas y Gómez , 415 kilometres to the east, is closer but uninhabited). </li></ul><ul><li>The island is approx 24.6 km (15.3 mi) long by 12.3 km (7.6 mi) at its widest point — its overall shape has been described as a triangle. It has an area of 163.6 km² (63 sq mi), and a maximum altitude of 507 metres. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Culture <ul><li>Mythology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tangata manu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makemake </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aku-aku </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moai-kava-kava </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hekai ite umu pare haonga takapu Hanau epe kai noruego </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stone work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Moai (statues) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ahu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stone walls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Petroglyphs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Culture <ul><li>Rongorongo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is not clear whether the undeciphered Easter island script rongorongo was created without outside influence ex nihilo or after contact with Europeans. Rongorongo has few similarities to the petroglyph corpus; and there is not a single line of rongorongo carved in stone despite thousands of petroglyphs and other stonework. Rongorongo was first reported by a French missionary, Eugène Eyraud, in 1864. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contemporary culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Rapanui have: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An annual cultural festival, the Tapati , held since 1975 around the beginning of February to celebrate Rapanui culture. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A national football team. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three discos in the town of Hanga Roa. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A musical tradition that combines South American and Polynesian influences (see music of Easter Island) . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A vibrant carving tradition </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Some Images of Culture
  10. 10. Bermuda Triangle Presented by- Razia Sultana ID-2010-2-10-082
  11. 11. Introduction <ul><li>The Bermuda Triangle , also known as the Devil's Triangle , is a region in the western part of the North Atlantic Ocean where a number of aircraft and surface vessels allegedly disappeared mysteriously. Popular culture has attributed these disappearances to the paranormal or activity by extraterrestrial beings. Documented evidence indicates that a significant percentage of the incidents were inaccurately reported or embellished by later authors, and numerous official agencies have stated that the number and nature of disappearances in the region is similar to that in any other area of ocean. </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Triangle area <ul><li>The boundaries of the triangle cover the Straits of Florida, the Bahamas and the entire Caribbean island area and the Atlantic east to the Azores. The more familiar triangular boundary in most written works has as its points somewhere on the Atlantic coast of Miami, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and the mid-Atlantic island of Bermuda, with most of the accidents concentrated along the southern boundary around the Bahamas and the Florida Straits. The area is one of the most heavily traveled shipping lanes in the world, with ships crossing through it daily for ports in the Americas, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands. Cruise ships are also plentiful, and pleasure craft regularly go back and forth between Florida and the islands. It is also a heavily flown route for commercial and private aircraft heading towards Florida, the Caribbean, and South America from points north. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Origins <ul><li>The earliest allegation of unusual disappearances in the Bermuda area appeared in a September 16, 1950 Associated Press article by E.V.W. Jones. Two years later, Fate magazine published &quot;Sea Mystery At Our Back Door&quot;, a short article by George X. Sand covering the loss of several planes and ships, including the loss of Flight 19, a group of five U.S. Navy TBM Avenger bombers on a training mission. Sand's article was the first to lay out the now-familiar triangular area where the losses took place. Flight 19 alone would be covered in the April 1962 issue of American Legion Magazine. It was claimed that the flight leader had been heard saying &quot;We are entering white water, nothing seems right. We don't know where we are, the water is green, no white.“ </li></ul><ul><li>During the past century more than 50 ships and 20 aircraft sailed into oblivion in the area known as the Devil's Triangle, Bermuda Triangle, Hoodoo Sea, or a host of other names. Exactly what happened to the ships and aircraft is not known. Most disappeared without a trace. Few distress calls and little, if any, debris signaled their disappearance. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Supernatural explanations <ul><li>Triangle writers have used a number of supernatural concepts to explain the events. </li></ul><ul><li>One explanation pins the blame on left over technology from the mythical lost continent of Atlantis. Sometimes connected to the Atlantis story is the submerged rock formation known as the Bimini Road off the island of Bimini in the Bahamas, which is in the Triangle by some definitions. Followers of the purported psychic Edgar Cayce take his prediction that evidence of Atlantis would be found in 1968 as referring to the discovery of the Bimini Road. Believers describe the formation as a road, wall, or other structure, though geologists consider it to be of natural origin. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Natural explanations <ul><li>Compass variations : Compass problems are one of the cited phrases in many Triangle incidents. While some have theorized that unusual local magnetic anomalies may exist in the area, such anomalies have not been shown to exist. </li></ul><ul><li>Gulf Stream : The Gulf Stream is an ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico and then flows through the Straits of Florida into the North Atlantic. In essence, it is a river within an ocean, and, like a river, it can and does carry floating objects. </li></ul><ul><li>Human error : One of the most cited explanations in official inquiries as to the loss of any aircraft or vessel is human error. Whether deliberate or accidental, humans have been known to make mistakes resulting in catastrophe, and losses within the Bermuda Triangle are no exception . </li></ul>
  16. 16. Natural explanations <ul><li>Hurricanes : Hurricanes are powerful storms, which form in tropical waters and have historically cost thousands of lives lost and caused billions of dollars in damage. </li></ul><ul><li>Rogue waves : In various oceans around the world, rogue waves have caused ships to sink and oil platforms to topple. These waves, until 1995, were considered to be a mystery and/or a myth. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Notable incidents <ul><li>Flight 19 : Flight 19 was a training flight of TBM Avenger bombers that went missing on December 5, 1945 while over the Atlantic. The squadron's flight path was scheduled to take them due east for 120 miles, north for 73 miles, and then back over a final 120-mile leg that would return them to the naval base, but they never returned. The impression is given that the flight encountered unusual phenomena and anomalous compass readings. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Celeste : The mysterious abandonment in 1872 of the 282-ton brigantine Mary Celeste is often but inaccurately connected to the Triangle, the ship having been abandoned off the coast of Portugal. The event is possibly confused with the loss of a ship with a similar name, the Mari Celeste, a 207-ton paddle steamer that hit a reef and quickly sank off the coast of Bermuda on September 13, 1864. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Notable incidents <ul><li>Theodosia Burr Alston : Theodosia Burr Alston was the daughter of former United States Vice President Aaron Burr. Her disappearance has been cited at least once in relation to the Triangle. She was a passenger on board the Patriot , which sailed from Charleston, South Carolina to New York City on December 30, 1812, and was never heard from again. </li></ul><ul><li>Raifuku Maru : Raifuku Maru , a Japanese cargo ship which sank with the loss of all 38 crew, supposedly went down in the Triangle after sending out an SOS signal which allegedly read &quot;Danger like dagger now. Come quick!&quot;, but in reality the ship was seen to sink in a gale off Nova Scotia and the SOS message did not contain the word &quot;dagger&quot;. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Notable incidents <ul><li>SS Marine Sulphur Queen : SS Marine Sulphur Queen T-2 tanker carrying molten sulphur, lost with 39 crew near Dry Tortugas in the Straits of Florida, west of Miami. </li></ul><ul><li>Star Tiger and Star Ariel : G-AHNP Star Tiger disappeared on January 30, 1948 on a flight from the Azores to Bermuda; G-AGRE Star Ariel disappeared on January 17, 1949, on a flight from Bermuda to Kingston, Jamaica. Both were Avro Tudor IV passenger aircraft operated by British South American Airways. Both planes were operating at the very limits of their range and the slightest error or fault in the equipment could keep them from reaching the small island. One plane was not heard from long before it would have entered the Triangle. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Loch ness Lake Presented by- Yaad Morshed
  21. 21. Geographical Fact Loch Ness is a large, deep, freshwater loch in the Scottish Highland extending for approximately 37 km (23 mi) southwest of Inverness. Its surface is 15.8 m (52 ft) above sea level. Loch Ness is best known for the alleged sightings of the legendary Loch Ness Monster, also known as &quot;Nessie&quot;. Loch Ness is over twenty miles long and hundreds of feet deep in places. The loch is notorious for its murkyness, as the water is filled with slime, peat, and mud. The loch's murkyness and depth may be one of the reasons why the Loch Ness monster's existance has not yet been proven
  22. 22. Geographical Fact
  23. 23. Mysterious Fact <ul><li>Though the monster has been seen for many years, people still don’t know what the creature actually is. Some believe that it’s a giant eel. But the most common explanation is that the creature is a dinosaur that managed to survive extinction. The plesiosaur is the usual candidate. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Misidentifications <ul><li>Bird wakes- There are wake sightings that occur when the loch is dead calm with no boat nearby. A bartender named David Munro claims to have witnessed a wake which he believed to be a creature zigzagging, diving and reappearing. (There were 26 other witnesses from a nearby car park.) Some sightings describe the onset of a V-shaped wake, as if there were something underwater </li></ul>
  25. 25. Misidentifications <ul><li>Eels- A giant eel was actually one of the first suggestions made. Eels are found in Loch Ness, and an unusually large eel would fit many sightings. This has been described as a conservative explanation. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Misidentifications <ul><li>Seals- A number of photographs and a video have now been taken which confirm that seals have been present in the loch, for up to months at a time. However seals have been observed and photographed in Loch Ness and the sightings are sufficiently infrequent to allow for occasional visiting animals rather than a permanent colony. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Witness <ul><li>The monster came at spotlight first at 1933 when a local paper - the Inverness Courier - reported a sighting by a local a couple. Whilst driving along the loch side they spotted a large creature crossing the road in front of them. The creature disappeared into the bushes in the direction of the Loch. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Sureon's Photograph <ul><li>One of the most iconic images of Nessi is known as the &quot;Surgeon's Photograph&quot;. Its importance lies in the fact that it was the first photo and only photographic evidence of a “head and neck” – all the others are humps or disturbances </li></ul>
  29. 29. Different Shapes Of the Loch ness Monster
  30. 30. Pictures of Loch ness Monster
  31. 31. City of Devil ( 魔鬼城 )
  32. 32. Geographical Fact <ul><li>Situated in the province of Henan, People’s Republic Of China. </li></ul>
  33. 33. History . Xinxiang was the battlefield of Muye War at the end of Shang Dynasty, which was the earliest recorded big war in Chinese history. Xinxiang dates from the Sui dynasty (581-618) and was a small market center before being developed as an industrial center in the 1950s.
  34. 34. Mysterious facts <ul><li>Sound changes with the pace of air. </li></ul><ul><li>Melodies are like shaking bells or guitars. </li></ul><ul><li>Nice rhythms come with gentle blowing breeze. </li></ul>
  35. 35. Mysterious facts <ul><li>Strange sounds with cyclone. </li></ul><ul><li>Shouting women who are going to die. </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds like roaring tiger, crying babies </li></ul>
  36. 36. Explanation <ul><li>No specific explanation of the incident. </li></ul><ul><li>People still don’t know who built the city. </li></ul><ul><li>Source of sound unknown. </li></ul>
  37. 37. City of Devil
  38. 38. Thank You Presented by- Kazi Ahmed Zubair

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