The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean on Earth with an area of 161,800,000 square kilometers. This vast and quiet sea contains many mysteries that make scientists crazy to decipher, but so far there is no solution such as sudden disappearance of civilizations, mysterious plane disappearances. , giant beasts…
1. Mysterious city at the bottom of the ocean in Japan
The 10,000-year-old city deep in the ocean in Japan was first discovered in 1987 by a diver.
The remnants of this city include stone walls, many arches, temples and streets, stone steps zigzag like a maze… Although located under the southwestern sea of Japan, where the ocean currents fluctuate, but all are amazingly well preserved.
So far, scientists have not been able to explain the formation of this mysterious ancient city under the sea. Many people believe that this city is the product of aliens, while there are also opinions that this construction was formed naturally. Some archaeologists have also provided evidence that the city belonged to an ancient civilization – which was once very developed – called Jomon.
2. Mysterious disappearances
In the world, there have been a few cases of aircraft crashing and disappearing from the signal map in just a few seconds, a very rare thing in aviation history. And most of these rare accidents happen on the surface of the Pacific Ocean.
Among them the most famous are the disappearance of Air France Flight 447 in 2009, Malaysia Airlines MH370 in 2014 and the famous American female pilot Amelia Earhart – disappearing without a trace during the journey. circumnavigated the world in 1937.
3. Mysterious shark of enormous size in the heart of the ocean darkness
Sharks come in a variety of sizes, from the tiny 22cm long, to the giant shark, the largest up to 12m.
But in 2016, a Japanese scientist claimed to have seen a giant shark the size of which far surpassed the size of any of its kind and only surpassed the prehistoric Megalodon (based on the fossil fragments scientists estimate its length is about 24.83m).
This shark is estimated to be about 18m long, discovered and recorded at a depth of 2.4km below sea level.
However, many people still doubt this evidence and dismiss the record of the existence of this beast.
Compare the size of modern sharks with caveman species like Megalodon.
4. Giant squid
The giant squid is one of the largest creatures in the ocean. Many reports of this giant squid have been recorded, and one of them is the discovery of a Maldivian fisherman about a squid up to 53.34m in length during World War II. A tentacle. Its eggs are enough to feed the whole fishing village for a few days, even its eggs are up to 60cm long.
In 1924, a giant squid carcass washed up on the coasts of Pacific countries reaching a length of 35.5m.
5. The mysterious identity of the giant beast washed up on the coast of Indonesia
A giant monster up to 13.7m long washed up on the coast of Indonesia in early 2017 confused scientists because it was impossible to identify what it was.
This strange creature had been dead for about 3 days before it washed up on the coast of Indonesia. At first, people thought it was a shipwreck, then thought it was a giant squid, but it was not. And until now, still no one knows the exact origin of this giant creature.