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This Mind-Blowing Lagoon Has A Ghost Fleet Submerged, Secret Treasure Of 60 Warships Discovered!

Do you love travelling to places and exploring the amazing places around the world?

This might come as a surprise to you, but the beautiful tropical paradise of Truk Lagoon is one of the most popular destinations for wreck diving.

With more than 60 Japanese warships, the water body is certainly full of mysteries to explore. The lagoon is a part of Chuuk State within the Federated States of Micronesia. The Japanese do pay respect to the martyrs of World War II at the watery graves every year.

The place gives scuba divers a good opportunity to discover the past. It covers over 124 square kilometres, the huge wrecks are loaded with torpedos, aeroplanes, tanks and bones. They are one of the greatest of all the underwater museums in the world.

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This Mind-Blowing Lagoon Has A Ghost Fleet Submerged, Secret Treasure Of 60 Warships Discovered!

This Mind-Blowing Lagoon Has A Ghost Fleet Submerged, Secret Treasure Of 60 Warships Discovered!

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The tropical paradise with a less known history.

The tropical paradise with a less known history.

Truk Lagoon a.k.a Chuuk Lagoon is a beautifully sheltered water body in Central Pacific. With its historical importance from the times of World War II, the underwater have a lot to explore.

The lost Treasures.

The lost Treasures.

Exploring the depths, divers often come across treasure chests. With boxes full of bottles and porcelain cutlery, the scuba divers have discovered many more things that they probably didn't expect.

The coral coated wrecks look colorful as ever.

The coral coated wrecks look colorful as ever.

Soft corals, anemones and sponges have beautifully covered the wrecks. Nature found its own way to capture the debris.

The Beautiful coral Reef.

The Beautiful coral Reef.

Every time a diver goes in this lagoon, he comes out revealing a new secret from the past.

Every time a diver goes in this lagoon, he comes out revealing a new secret from the past.

This is probably a fascinating fact about the Truk Lagoon.

The unearthly remains of a fighter plane.

The unearthly remains of a fighter plane.

Sitting perfectly erect are the fragments of the Japanese fighter plane, Fujikawa Maru.

The mysteries of the ghostly wrecks.

The mysteries of the ghostly wrecks.

The parts of the sunken vessel appear like an apparition in the blues. The limited visibility furthermore gives an appearance of a ghostly object.

The submerged head.

The submerged head.

A group of twelve crew members were lost on the Japanese ship, Yamagiri Maru. During the battle, vessel caught fire and sunk. This embedded skull looks like it got frozen in time and is probably of the generator repairman.

The effect of destruction during the World War II is apparent.

The effect of destruction during the World War II is apparent.

The lagoon was host to Japan's Imperial feet that was left devastated as a result of Operation House.

The lagoon has always surprised the divers with its captivating sights.

The lagoon has always surprised the divers with its captivating sights.

Such views are otherwise rarely seen in the underwater world.

Exploring the depths.

Exploring the depths.

With nature's most beautiful creations, the underwater world has a lot to explore.

The Legendary Scuba Diver.

The Legendary Scuba Diver.

One of the natives, Kent Marew has done more than ten thousand dives and covered sixty wrecks of Truk Lagoon.

The life under the ocean is way different, colorful yet dark and is filled with mysteries still to be explored.

The life under the ocean is way different, colorful yet dark and is filled with mysteries still to be explored.

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