12 top lost treasures from around the world

William Ross By William Ross, 26th Dec 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/1rejy3px/
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A short artical on 12 of the most saught after lost treasure s of the world, do they reallt exist, and if so why not found yet.

12 top lost treasures from around the world

The legions of lost treasure round the world, here is a list of 12 of the top lost treasures out there.
Top 12 lost treasures of the world just waiting to be found, wealth beyond your dreams await.
The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, hidden in the "cursed" Superstition Mountains, according to legend the site of an ancient Apache treasure trove.
The fabled Amber Room, a complete chamber decoration of amber panels, gold leaf and mirrors, which was looted from a palace near St. Petersburg by the Nazis and brought to present-day Kaliningrad (pictured above) in 1943, where it was last seen.
The famous church-treasure of Lima, Peru buried in Puerto Rico's Cocos Island, said to be the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island".
The lost treasure of the Bourbons, Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, supposedly hidden in the mysterious Abbey of Orval in Belgium on the eve of the French Revolution
The legend of El Dorado, and the Incan gold that is said to be hidden at the bottom of Lake Guatavita in the Colombian Andes
The notorious pirate / privateer Captain Kidd, and the caches of treasure he is said to have buried on various North American islands, most notably in the "Money Cove" on Grand Manan.
The boxes of stolen gold, artwork and counterfeit currency that a group of Nazis supposedly tossed into Lake Toplitz in the Austrian Alps in the final months of the Second World War.
The site of the world's longest running treasure hunt, a hole in Oak Island said to be discovered by 16-year old Daniel McGinnis in 1795.
The lost shipment of miner's gold, said to be buried on the site of the Little Big Horn Battlefield since 1876.
The sensational story of Father Bérenger Saunière, a 19th century priest who is said to have discovered lost holy treasures in the Mary Magdalene Church in this small French hamlet.
The alleged loot stolen in Southeast Asia by Japanese forces during the Second World War, and hidden in caves, tunnels, and some say on Mindanao island (above) in the Philippines
The enduring legend of ancient ships and wrecked Spanish galleons, buried somewhere in the sands of the Salton Sea Basin in the Mojave Desert.

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Lost Treasure, Treasure, Treasure Hunting, Treasure Trove

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Retired on SSDI, trying to finish a memoir of my service time in the Marines.

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author avatar dis-cover
3rd Jun 2014 (#)

Very intriguing and interesting article. Thanks for sharing.

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