Pacific Ocean

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Earth: Robinson Crusoe Island, South Pacific, home of a famous castaway.

This island's most famous resident, marooned here from 1704 to 1709, was not technically shipwrecked, and in fact stayed by choice--though he regretted it.

By |2016-02-02T20:30:26+00:00February 2nd, 2016|Earth, Haunted Places|0 Comments

Bikini Atoll: the sad, outrageous nuclear semi-wasteland of the Pacific.

The shocking story of how the U.S. Navy basically annihilated a Pacific paradise with nukes basically to see what would happen.

By |2014-07-25T20:30:16+00:00July 25th, 2014|Environment, Haunted Places, History, Spotlight|0 Comments

Tragic paradise: the story of the Bounty mutineers on Pitcairn Island.

The tragic story of the community that tried to colonize Pitcairn Island after history's most famous mutiny is almost more interesting than the story of the mutiny itself.

By |2014-04-28T20:30:03+00:00April 28th, 2014|Haunted Places, History, Spotlight|8 Comments