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earth mysteries: the land

  1. maximus otter

    Mysterious Ripped-Up Road In Wiltshire

    The B4069 near Lyneham, Wilts has been severely damaged by as-yet unexplained forces. The section of the road has been so badly damaged that the tarmac is completely snapped or lying a 45-degree angle in some places. Wiltshire Council say the road has been closed since February 17th, but some...
  2. Sharon Hill

    Earthlights / Earth Lights

    There seems to be no thread devoted to earthlights (or "earth lights") of the terrestrial kind, popularized by Paul Devereux in FT. I contacted Paul and the last he wrote anything about the topic was 2010. There are some various mentions on here about will o' the wisp, UFO-related lights, some...
  3. skinny

    Korean Earth Mysteries

    1.Shifting / vanished river; Gyeongju City outskirts On my first trip to Korea last century, I literally stumbled upon an archeological site over 500 years old called Poseokjeong. It features a carved stone trough which originally decanted water from a neighbouring river just next to it...
  4. rynner2

    Volcanos / Volcanoes

    Now that Mount Etna is erupting again (brilliant satellite photos on the link) it seems a good time to ask whether there are any good Fortean stories about volcanoes. Or have we become so used to the scientific descriptions of them that they no longer have an other worldly aura? Certainly in...
  5. James_H

    Ley Lines

    Do people anywhere still take the idea of ley-lines seriously? It seems to have been quite popular at some point if my 80s "weird" books are to believed, but it seems to have disappeared... did anyone ever take the idea seriously? info? anyone?
  6. harlequin2005


    [Emp edit: A general purpose earthquake thread. Threads dealing with more specific topics: Bam: Link is obsolete. The current link is: https://forums.forteana.org/index.php?threads/bam.12536/ Afghanistan: Link is obsolete. The current link is...
  7. A

    Swallowed Up By The Ground: Sinkholes!

    Reading the thread on humans buried in concrete reminded me of a story I heard when I was a kid. I lived on a crossroads and I was told by several people that in the early years of the 20th century a house and cart had just turned one of the corners when the ground just opened up beneath them...