One Of Earth’s Most Mysterious Places: Devils HoleBy RodneyHatfieldJr for Into The Mind
The world is filled with controversial, mysterious and downright crazy places, but it’s extremely rare that something comes under all three categories. Devils Hole fits all three of those categories.
Strategically located in Nevada, Devils Hole is a geologic formation wonder. So rare, it is home to its own species of fish that cannot be found anywhere else in the world, the Pupfish. Boasting a population of around 65, they represent a rare breed of cavefish. One of the key reasons for such a rare fish is the plentiful water inside the Devils Hole consistently stays at 92 degrees. We don’t know how big Devils hole realistically is. One rare phenomenon about Devils Hole is it has recorded earthquakes from across the world. The farthest even coming from Indonesia.
Alongside the breathless wonders of the Devils Hole, there’s also bad. I mean a lot of bad. In 1965, two experienced divers by the name David Rose and Paul Giancontieri snuck into Devils Hole with a couple of friends to go skin diving. What all started out as fun and games, quickly turned into horror as the divers went down in attempts to explore the underwater, and never came back up. After a search team ventured down in hopes of discovering the pair, all they were capable of finding was mask, a snorkel and a flashlight tied to a rock. Since nobody accurately knows the depth of Devils Hole, it is believed that their bodies could have ended up further down than any explorer could reach. Nobody can give you an accurate answer on the actual depth of Devils Hole. Despite the waters being researched and explored for decades, the entirety of the water system remains an utter mystery.
Another crazy fact about Devils Hole is it is capable of underground tsunamis. In the researcher’s recordings from March 2012, results revealed water levels continuously rising and dropping. The scientists later learned that more than 2,000 miles away, an earthquake in Mexico was the cause of Devils Hole’s tsunami. This potentially means the body of water could extend thousands of miles across other parts of the world.
Some even claim that the unusual place is home to “water babies” an underwater monster that would swallow swimmers who unknowingly spend too long in their waters. Another legend surrounding Devils Hole claims that something evil lived in the mountains and caves in the above the area. And sometimes it will come down to devour unsuspecting victims who rested on the shore.
To get a little more information about the mysteries Devils Hole holds, check out this video shared by Abandoned Explained on YouTube down below!