Exploration mysteries

desert town

Exploration Mysteries: Lost City of the Kalahari

In 1885, tightrope walker-turned-explorer William Leonard Hunt was searching...
green children

Exploration Mysteries: The Green Children of Woolpit

Once upon a time in the 12th century, two...
An illustration of a Patagonian encampment; from an account by French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville (1840s).

Exploration Mysteries: The Giants of Patagonia

Explorers and mapmakers called uncharted lands Terra Incognita. Though...
Sea Peoples

Exploration Mysteries: The Sea Peoples

Black-flagged ships sailed up the Nile, bringing mysterious seafarers...
a desert landscape with lights on the horizon

Exploration Mysteries: The Marfa Lights

There's something spooky happening way out in the desert,...
city underground

Exploration Mysteries: Agartha

We know the Earth is not hollow. While we...
formations in the desert

Exploration Mysteries: Works of the Old Men

Google Earth has done a lot more than show...
upright stone pillars

Exploration Mysteries: Newton Stone

Mysterious writing. No author. Enigmatic etchings that don't make...
African dance

The Spirits Known as ‘Zangbeto’ That Safeguard African Villages

Law and order runs a bit differently in Benin,...
letters and numbers

Exploration Mysteries: Beale Ciphers

Straight out of a National Treasure movie, the Beale...
close shot of the sole of Mallory's boot.

1924 Everest Anniversary Reignites Rumors: Did the Chinese Remove Irvine’s Body?

A hundred years ago this spring, George Mallory and...
Isles of Scilly from space.

Exploration Mysteries: Lyonesse

“And ever pushed Sir Mordred, league by league, back...
map

Exploration Mysteries: Doggerland

Did you ever wonder how Britain separated from the...
Plain of Jars

Exploration Mysteries: Plain of Jars

Once upon a time, giants roamed the foothills of...
La Pérouse and King Louis XVI.

Exploration Mysteries: Jean Francois de Galaup

The mutiny on HMS Bounty overshadowed an even stranger...
illustration of lost city under ocean

Exploration Mysteries: Lemuria

I first heard of the name Lemuria from Ray...
planets crashing

Exploration Mysteries: Theia Impact

Almost since the beginning of the solar system, Earth...
Shambhala

Exploration Mysteries: Shambhala

It has many names -- Shangri-La, Eden, The Land...
Noah's ark

Exploration Mysteries: Noah’s Ark

It was one of the first stories I ever...
valley and mountains

Exploration Mysteries: Parvati Valley Disappearances

With its natural beauty and Lost Horizon feel that...
bog body

Exploration Mysteries: Bocksten Man

The Bocksten Man is one of the world's oldest...
crater

Natural Wonders: Patomskiy Crater

Deep in the forests of southeastern Siberia, the Patomisky...
ai-generated painting of a medieval woman

Exploration Mysteries: Tea Tephi

Only 66,000 search results: Most are obscure genealogy websites...
Excalibur

Exploration Mysteries: Who Was King Arthur?

Glastonbury Abbey was everything I had imagined it to...

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