Greatest Mysteries of The World

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Great Pyramid of Giza

The features of the Great Pyramid of Giza are so large they are visible even from the Moon.It is believed that the Great Pyramid of Giza was built by moving huge stones from a quarry and dragging and lifting them into place.There are three known chambers inside the Great Pyramid - King's chamber, Queen's chamber and unfinished chamber. The temperature inside The Great Pyramid remains constant at 68 degrees F, the same as earth's internal temperature.

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Great Pyramid of Giza
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Easter Island

Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, is remotely located 2,000 miles off the coast of Tahiti. The inhabitants built many shrines and statues, called moai, from stones quarried throughout the island including a volcano site. Researchers still question exactly how the large stones were moved.

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Easter Island
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Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle-located in the Atlantic between Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico-is a thief, stealing planes and boats right out of existence. Rumors persist on a supernatural explanation, but many specialists blame hurricanes, a heavy Gulf Stream and human error.

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Bermuda Triangle
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Iron Pillar of Delhi

The Iron Pillar of Delhi is a 1,600-year-old, 22 feet high pillar located in the Qutb complex in India. The pillar, made from 98% wrought iron, has been astounding scientists by its ability to resist corrosion after all these years.

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Iron Pillar of Delhi
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Stone Spheres

Discovered in the early 1940s in Costa Rica during excavations by the United Fruit Company, these perfectly formed stone spheres date from 600 AD to the 16th century. Their makers and purpose still unconfirmed, many believe them to be some religious effigy made to worship the sun.

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Stone Spheres
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Sphinx of Giza, Egypt

A sphinx is a mythical beast of ancient Egypt with the head of a man and the body of a lion, often symbolizing the pharaoh as an incarnation of the sun god Ra.rnThe sheer size of the Sphinx is colossal standing taller than a six-story building.It is one of the largest single-stone statues in the world and carved out of limestone bedrock.

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Sphinx of Giza, Egypt
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Legend of El Dorado

The Legend of El Dorado originates from the Muisca, who lived in the modern country of Colombia from 1000 to 1538 AD. In a ritual ceremony for their goddess, the tribal chief would cover himself in gold dust and jump into a lake as an offering. This spawned the legend of a lost golden city, which led Spanish conquistadors on a wild goose chase to nowhere.

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Legend of El Dorado
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Loch Ness Monster

The Loch Ness Monster became an English wonder in 1933, after witness accounts made newspaper headlines. No hard evidence of the creature has ever been recorded with several pictures, including the one above, being proven as hoaxes.rn

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Loch Ness Monster
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Atlantis

Atlantis-The island home of an advanced society. Legend says it was sunk by an earthquake, with later interpretations as an underwater kingdom protected by mermaids. Its whereabouts still a mystery, recent underwater evidence suggests it was once apart of a larger landmass in Cyprus off the Mediterranean

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Atlantis
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Greatest Mysteries of The World

The Nazca Lines cover more than 190 square miles in the southern deserts of Peru. The Las Manos figure (above) is 2,000 years old. Some believe they are extraterrestrial in nature, while others claim they may have carried and pointed to sources of water.rn

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Greatest Mysteries of The World
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