For many centuries, a series of marine disasters in one of the Atlantic regions was a big mystery. The northern part of the Atlantic Ocean is justifiably called the “tomb of the ships.”
Mariners tried to bypass the “ghost island” tenth side, if only to get to their destination alive. According to various sources, from 350 to 500 ships found their last refuge near Sable Island.
Atlantic “cemetery of a thousand dead ships”
Sable’s gloomy glory testifies to the incredible number of shipwrecks that occurred here. For centuries, sailors have been telling word-of-mouth legends associated with this place, calling the island a “ghost”, a “deadly saber” and the “tomb of the Atlantic.” Continue reading
The lighthouse tower, sending out beams of light, dying and born again and again, is a real guiding light for ships that find themselves in the sea at the time of bad weather. For this reason, such structures were built by people for many centuries.
Now there are not many working lighthouses left in the world, but interest in them still does not fade. It is worth getting to know the most famous among them. Unfortunately, not all beautiful lighthouses of antiquity have survived to this day. For example, one of the seven wonders of the world, the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria, can now be admired only in the picture, but there are those that have retained their special charm. Here are the six best ones. Continue reading