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Not far from the Russian city of Cherepovets, Vologda Oblast, somewhat north of Lake Ivachevskoye, the “Living” swamp lurks, so popularly called that for the past several many centuries in this truly dead place people, as if a mysterious quagmire deliberately lures and then sucks (devours) its many victims.
At first glance, this may seem quite logical: then it’s a swamp to be avoided, since any a quagmire for someone (frivolous and careless) anyway becomes a grave. But here’s the hitch: in a living swamp dies 3-4 times more people than in other similar bogs in Russia. Moreover, over the centuries, hundreds of people have perished here without a trace. nor did they find a single dead body, although in other corpses are often found in marshes …
To this it is worth adding the stories of those lucky ones who came under the influence of the local “swamp spirit”, but somehow, with prayers and God’s help, managed to break out of this trap. So here they say that on the traveler who was next to this a cursed place, suddenly causeless fear attacks, and so strong and all-consuming that literally troubled the mind and makes a person do the most incredible things, for example, go straight to the quagmire, with a desire overwhelmed put an end to life as quickly as possible.
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As a rule, such people later went around the Living swamp, as it is said in Russia, the tenth side, or even completely abandoned the local places, feeling the influence of the “swamp spirit” even at a distance.
And what do scientists say about this? They claim that at the bottom of the swamp, algae that secrete hallucinogens during its rotting. Once in the air, these toxic substances affect the human body, causing panic and causing it to do manic deeds. It’s possible, that’s just the way remains a mystery behind seven seals, why for several centuries mention of the terrible Vologda bog, not a single person who died in this black spot, was never found. Usually people then find empty carts, now cars or other equipment, and there is no person (sometimes several) – as if he has evaporated …