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100 Wonders: The Mystery of Skeleton Lake

While traversing the Himalayas in 1942, a young British forest guard was alarmed to discover a frozen lake filled with hundred of skeletons.

The bones were revealed to be 1,200 years old and had all suffered from similar wounds to their heads and shoulders. But for over six decades, no one was able to shed light on the mystery of what killed the people in Skeleton Lake. As it turns out, the answer was in a song…

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