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Discover 12 mysterious wonders of the ocean that few people know

Updated: 17 Jun, 2019 lúc June 17, 2019

The mysterious wonders that lie deep in the ocean make everyone desire to see once.
The ocean accounts for 70% of the Green Planet's surface area, but only 5% has been explored and researched. It is also synonymous deep in the deep water is a world containing countless mysteries, as well as wonders that everyone desires to once admire in life.

Giant green pit - Belize Republic
Great Blue Hole is a unique natural creation in the form of a perfect circle, surrounded by coral reefs. This is the largest pit in the world with a depth of up to 120 m and a surface area equivalent to 10 football fields. 

It is located in eastern Belize and about 100 km from this coastal country. According to scientists, this giant hole has formed about 65 million years ago, or ice age. In 1971, this place was evaluated by its inventor, explorer Jacques Cousteau as one of the 10 most ideal places in the world to go diving.

Tectonic cracks - Ireland
Due to the distance of 2.5 cm / year of two North American and Asian-European tectonic plates, the distance between these two continents is expanding. The Silfra crack in southern Ireland becomes a more wonderful place for adventurers to experience the feeling of swimming between two continents. However, there is no need to dive to the deep sea, you can admire this wonder through photos of photographers who have visited here.

Stonehenge underwater - Michigan
In 2007, underwater archaeologist Mark Holley and his colleague Brian Abbot accidentally discovered this mysterious and magical place at a depth of 25 m of Lake Michigan. After intensive discoveries, the stone with carved mastodons was found. So far, the origin and appearance of this strange work is still a mystery.

Missing City Heracleion - Egypt
Traces of the collapse of the ancient city of Heracleion were discovered in 2000 by French archaeologist Franck Goddio. It is currently located at a depth of 50 m, about 6.5 km from the Egyptian coast. 

 Legend has it that Hercules visited here, and the name of the Greek hero was given to this city. So far, archaeologists have conducted research and given many valuable answers about the existence of Heracleion.

Pyramid under Yonaguni Sea - Japan
This is one of the most mysterious places in Japan. It was discovered by chance in 1987 when a group of professional divers was on a journey to visit the seabed near Yonaguni Island. 

 The pyramid is about 27 meters high, made up of stone steps of different sizes, with a flat surface and square edges. According to experts, the age of the pyramid can be up to 10,000 years.

Underground river at the bottom of the Black Sea
This unbelievable underwater river was found by British scientists. With a width of 1 km and a depth of 35 m, if this is a land flow, it will become the sixth largest river in the world. Even the river has waterfalls and whirlpools like rivers on the shore. According to scientists, the existence of an underground river can be explained by the flow of saltwater flowing from the Sea of ​​Marmara into the Black Sea hundreds of years ago.

Master Cheng - China
The history of China refers to the Great Wall - a city built at the foot of Mount Wu Su, Zhejiang Province from the Eastern Han Dynasty (around 25-200). In 1959, the government decided to build a hydropower plant here, Su Thanh was submerged underwater when the valley contained it into an artificial lake. More than 290,000 residents have been relocated from where their ancestors lived for 1,300 years. 

 Dubbed the "Atlantic of China", Sucheng (Lion City) retains all of the ancient architectural works despite being buried in the bottom of the lake for more than 50 years.

Museum of underwater sculptures
This unique museum was created by British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. Located on the bottom of the Carribean Sea, not far from the Grenada island, this museum opened its first exhibition in 2006. The museum currently has more than 65 artifacts and the number is constantly increasing. This is not only a humanitarian project but it also becomes an important part of the ocean ecosystem.

Mysterious black smoke
This crater is deep in the seabed formed by a combination of seawater and magma. The hydrothermal vents that release hot water can reach 370 ° C. They are called "black smoke streams" because of their black color due to their rich mineral content. 

A total of 5 black smoke columns were discovered in 2008 at the Arctic Circle between Norway and Greenland. The highest column can be equal to a 4-storey building, making it one of the largest hydrothermal pits in the world.

Deep sea squid
This bizarre creature, like the alien, was first seen in 1907 but it wasn't until 1988 that the image of it was recorded by the camera. Appearing mainly in the Gulf of Mexico, this animal has a body that can reach up to 8 m long.

Motivation of Apollo 11 - Atlantic Ocean
In 2013, Amazon's founder, Jeff Bezos, found fragments of two rocket engines from the famous Apollo 11. As parts of the spacecraft that brought the first astronaut to the Moon, they have been at the bottom of the Atlantic since 1969 without anyone knowing.

Titanic wreck
The tragic story of the short fate of the Titanic has touched the whole world. Today, there are many assumptions as well as rumors surrounding the end of this legendary ship. But one thing you don't need to be vague is that the ill-fated ship crashed into an iceberg at 23:40, April 14, 1912. The collision marked the end of Titanic's life, and recorded into world maritime history is the most serious disaster ever. 

 During the wrecking process, the wreck was broken. Today, they are located about 600 m apart, at a depth of 3.8 km on the ocean floor of the Arctic Ocean.